LaCie announced a PCIe SATA II card for its Two Big 2-disk RAID system on Thursday. The LaCie SATA II 3Gb/s PCI-Express Card 2E is designed for the Power Mac G5, includes two Serial ATA II ports, and offers about 110MB/s transfer rates per port in RAID 0 mode. The LaCie Two Big with PCIe is available for pre-order now, and should be available by the end of June. The bundle is priced at US$449 for 500GB, or $879 for 1TB.
The four-port PCI-X bundle is still available, and costs $469 for 500GB, or $899 for 1TB.