The Precision T1700 has an SSD storage medium which is faster than most comparable spec PCs that were released in the last year. Most recently released desktop computers 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.
This desktop computer's storage speed (SSD) is in fact the best storage speed amongst all similar spec computers that have been available for the last year.
The worst storage speed amongst similar types of desktop computer is HDD.