The Chromebox CB1 has a faster storage speed than most few processor core computers that have been available for more than a year. This PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most desktop computers of this age and spec 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 personal computer's storage speed (SSD) is actually the best storage speed across all few processor core computers that are a similar age to the Chromebox CB1.
An HDD storage medium is the worst storage speed across similar types of personal computer.