The Asus UN42 has an SSD storage medium which is faster than the HDD storage medium found on most few processor core personal computers that were released more than a year ago. Solid State Drives (SSD) store information in transistors on a circuit board rather than on optical or magnetic media. This has the advantage of being much faster than a traditional HDD drive.
This PC's storage speed (SSD) is actually the best storage speed amongst all few processor core personal computers that have been available for more than a year.
Amongst comparable types of PC the worst storage speed is HDD.