Intel SSD roadmap for 2012 leaks out
Intel's SSD 520 should be joined by two multi-model launches this year. New roadmap leaks to Digitimes have Intel unveiling a new budget 300 series drive, Maple Crest, and a new 720 series, Ramsdale. Both would be based on a 25-nanometer, multi-level cell design, which would help the 720 series start at 400GB and peak at 800GB.
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A leaked roadmap for Intel's of solid-state drives indicates the company is planning five additions to its SSD lines this year. According to the leak, Intel will establish a new high-end line with the "Ramsdale" SSD 720 Series, and the "Lyndonville" SSD 710 Series. Two new lines, the 20GB "Larsen Creek" and 40GB/80GB "Paint Creek," appear to be designed for high-performance caching functions such as improving boot time. According to the leaked roadmap, Intel will also extend the SSD 510 line with the "Cherryville" SSD 520 Series.