The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a better storage medium than most similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as it. This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it have an SSD storage medium. 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.
This laptop's storage medium (HDD) is actually the worst storage medium amongst all laptops of this spec and age.
Amongst comparable types of laptop the best storage medium is SSD.
If you would prefer a laptop with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the HP 13-r100dx ($850.46) (Hybrid-HDD).