The Portégé R30-A has a better storage medium than most laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.
This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all laptops that are a similar age to the Portégé R30-A.
Across comparable types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.
Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the Elitebook 820 G2[pl_2886802_price] (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2[pl_2897415_price] (SSD) both from HP.