This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it. 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.
Alternative laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Satellite C55D-C, or the C55D both from Toshiba or the HP 255 G3.
If the storage medium of this many processor cores portable PC is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the Asus N550JK (SSD), the Lenovo W541 (SSD), or the HP Pro (SSD) which also has a higher rating.