The Flex 14 has a better storage medium than most laptops of this age and type. This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, whereas most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it have an SSD storage media. 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.
This portable PC's storage medium (HDD) is in fact the worst storage medium amongst all comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Flex 14.
An SSD storage media is the best storage medium amongst similar types of portable PC.
Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth looking at include the Toshiba U920t (SSD) which also has a higher rating.