This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.
There are a number of alternative portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might also want to look at including cheaper portable PCs such as the Lenovo Z510.
If you are looking for a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite Z30 (£310.00) (SSD), or the HP EliteBook 820 (£624.40) (SSD) which is also cheaper.