Difference between 256GB High Performance SATA Solid State Drive and 1TB SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive with Native C?

People says that the 256GB High Performance SATA Solid State Drive is better, but this is only 256gb and the 1TB SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive with Native Command Queuing has 1TB, so why does the soild state drive will be faster? I am planning to buy an alienware, if you want to know where i know the harddrives, go to... show more People says that the 256GB High Performance SATA Solid State Drive is better, but this is only 256gb and the 1TB SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive with Native Command Queuing has 1TB, so why does the soild state drive will be faster?

I am planning to buy an alienware, if you want to know where i know the harddrives, go to this site : http://configure.ap.dell.com/dellstore/config.aspx?oc=aurora-d01hk&model_id=alienware-aurora-r4&c=hk&l=en&s=dhs&cs=hkdhs1 and just go to hardrive section, thanks
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