This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on portable PCs of this age and spec. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.
We compared all the other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the HP 255 G3[plb_2320552_price], and the Toshiba Satellite C55D-C[plb_2960536_price] is also worth considering.
If the storage medium of this notebook PC is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the Asus N550JK[plb_2302142_price] (SSD), the Lenovo W541[plb_2941751_price] (SSD), or the HP Pro[plb_2883382_price] (SSD) which also has a higher rating.