The Acer Chromebox CXI has an SSD storage medium which is faster than most personal computers of this age and spec. Most computers that were released one year ago have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store information in transistors on a circuit board rather than on optical or magnetic media. This has the advantage of being much faster than a traditional HDD drive.
An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage speed amongst all PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Chromebox CXI.
An HDD storage medium is the worst storage speed amongst similar types of computer.
If the storage speed of this Acer personal computer is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Apple Mac Mini Late 2014[plb_3021086_price] (Flash).