Intel's 2013 SSD Lineup Includes 525 and 335 Series

The former is for high-end systems, while the latter is for the mainstream

By on July 31st, 2012 14:12 GMT
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.

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