This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops of this age and type. 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 that you might want to consider including cheaper notebook PCs such as the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_1412334_price].
If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 13[plb_1497490_price] (SSD and cheaper).