The EliteBook 840 G1 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as it. 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.
This notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all portable PCs of this age and spec.
Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst storage medium is HDD.
We compared this portable PC to all the other portable PCs that have an SSD storage media and we think the EliteBook 820[pl_2446413_price], the EliteBook 820[pl_2446413_price], and the EliteBook 820[pl_2746818_price] all from HP which is cheaper is also worth considering.
If the storage medium of this HP portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the HP Pro[plb_1496960_price] (SSD).