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StarTech's New ThunderBolt Enclosure Can Carry 2 Drives

StarTech.com has announced a new Thunderbolt-based drive enclosure, and this one can hold two hard drives.

The unit, known as the un-pronounceable S252SMTB3, will allow users to install up to two hard drives or SSDs, each with a capacity of up to 2 TB. The unit is based on the Thunderbolt 1.0 specification, meaning that it has a maximum transfer rate of up to 10 Gb/s.

"Our Thunderbolt Enclosure offers the best possible user experience, with lightning-fast transfer speeds, a sleek design and dependable performance," said Juliet Wei, Senior Product Manager for StarTech.com's External Drive Enclosure product line. "This enclosure can help create the ideal solution for any high-capacity, external storage application, and includes a 1-meter Thunderbolt cable which provides hassle-free setup right out of the box, without the expense of a necessary cable."

StarTech.com has given the unit an MSRP price of $327, and it will be available through mainstream retailers and e-tailers soon.