This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than two years. 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.
There are a number of alternative notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available which you might also want to look at including the DELL Inspiron 17R which is cheaper.
If you are looking for a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 13 (SSD) which is also cheaper.