The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is typical of many comparable spec computers that were launched more than two years ago. 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.
There are a number of alternative HDD PCs currently available that you might want to consider including cheaper computers such as the DELL OptiPlex 7020 SFF[plb_2457325_price].
If the storage speed of this HP desktop computer is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the HP EliteDesk 800 G1[plb_2229911_price] (SSD) which is also cheaper.