VR Zone published a roadmap of Intel's plans for the SSD market. It unveils the company will double the capacity of its drives by moving from 50nm to 34nm processing technology in Q4 2009. These new SSDs will also have an updated controller that should deliver higher performance.
In Q4 2009, the Intel X18-M and X25-M SSD which use MLC will be available in 80GB, 160GB, and 320GB capacities. The faster X25-E which uses SLC will ship in 64GB and 128GB capacities.
Intel is also going to release a successor to the Intel Turbo Memory in Q1 2010, named codenamed Braidwood:
Its aim is to provides SSD-like performance on second generation Ibex Peak chipsets like Q57, P57 and H57. Braidwood requires Firmware support, Intel Rapid Storage Technology as well as the Braidwood module. It will come in 3 capacities; 4GB, 8GB and 16GB based on Intel's 34nm process technology.