The storage speed of this desktop computer is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on similar spec desktop computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. A Hard Disk Drive (HDD) is the traditional storage method for computers. A HDD stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are cheap, but they are slower than Flash and SSD bases storage systems.
It may also be worth considering one of the other HDD desktop computers currently available including the Asus VivoPC VM40B[plb_2382253_price] which has better reviews.
If the storage speed of this few processor core computer is too slow for you then you might want to consider the Asus Chromebox[plb_2403418_price] (SSD), or the MSI DC111[plb_2580346_price] (SSD) which is also higher rated.