The TravelMate TMP455-M has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.
An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.
An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of laptop.
If the storage medium of this notebook PC is too bad for you then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 13 ($1,932.38) (SSD).