The HP 440 MT has a faster storage speed than most latest desktop computers. This computer has an HDD storage medium, whereas most new comparable spec personal computers have an SSD storage medium. A Hard Disk Drive (HDD) is the traditional storage method for computers. A HDD stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are cheap, but they are slower than Flash and SSD bases storage systems.
If the storage speed of this computer is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the 840 (£4,103.79) (SSD), or the 640 MT (£3,115.21) (SSD) both from HP.