LaCie ( has announced the availability of the 2big Thunderbolt Series. With speeds up to 327MB/s, the Thunderbolt interface delivers speeds three times faster than FireWire 800.

For data transfer gurus, that means 1TB of data — that’s nearly 235,000 MP3’s, 750 iTunes movies, or more than 450,000 photos — can be transferred in less than an hour! Furthermore, you can daisy chain multiple 2big Thunderbolt devices to increase overall performance.

The LaCie 2big Thunderbolt series also features: RAID flexibility; hot-swappable drives; and an aluminum heat sink for cooling. It’s available in 4TB and 6TB capacities through the LaCie Online Store and LaCie Storage Partners starting at the suggested retail price of $649.