The Tecra Z40 has a better storage medium than most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. This Toshiba laptop has an SSD storage medium, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age 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.
An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Tecra Z40.
Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.
We compared this laptop to all the other laptops that have an SSD storage media and we think the HP ProBook 640[plb_2351423_price] which has better reviews; or the Tecra Z40[pl_2357769_price], and the TECRA Z40[pl_2041288_price] both from Toshiba or the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2055821_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.
If the storage medium of this medium processor core notebook PC is too bad for you then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 13[plb_1497490_price] (SSD).