The Precision T5610 has an HDD storage media which is faster than most similar spec computers that have been around for more than two years. Most many processor cores desktop computers that were launched around the same time as it have a Flash storage media. 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.
This PC's storage speed (HDD) is actually the worst storage speed across all many processor cores desktop computers that are a comparable age to the Precision T5610.
Across similar types of PC the best storage speed is SSD.