The Toshiba Tecra Z40 has a better storage medium than most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it. This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it have an HDD storage medium. 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 portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all laptops of a similar age and spec to the Tecra Z40.
Amongst comparable types of portable 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 cheaper portable PCs such as the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2252510_price] is also worth considering.
If you would prefer a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the Asus Zenbook UX305[plb_2964593_price] (ssd and cheaper).