Another day, another leak, and this time Intel is the one whose secrets have been exposed, or some of them.
As it happens, the folks at VR-Zone somehow got a hold of a roadmap slide, of sorts, which shows the SSD 335 and SSD 525 lines, both of which will ship in 2013.
The former, aimed at the mid-range segment, will offer 180 GB and 80 GB capacities in the 2.5-inch form factor.
The latter, for high-end laptops, will come in mSATA package and 120 GB, 180 GB and 240 GB capacities.
Some of the solid-state units might be constructed out of 20nm NAND Flash memory chips and/or with LSI SF-2281 SandForce controllers.
If nothing else, these plans make it all the more understandable why Intel cut the prices on most existing SSD lines.
Intel's 2013 SSD Lineup Includes 525 and 335 Series
The former is for high-end systems, while the latter is for the mainstream
Intel roadmap (2 Images)
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