Newegg has the Rosewill RDDO-12002 Dual Hard Drive Docking Station for $35 - $18 off with coupon code EMCPDHC97 [Exp 7/3] = $17 with free shipping. Accepts both 2.5" and 3.5" SATA hard drives, reads/writes 2 hard drives simultaneously, and connects via USB or eSATA.

Normally priced around $29+ online.
$29 Retail: $60

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    njank Ben's cred: 11
    Posted 8:12 pm PDT 07/1/14

    read the specs and reviews. some issues on how to connect to both drives over the eSata. seemingly no issues if using the USB

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    zzyzx Ben's cred: 155
    Posted 9:16 pm PDT 07/1/14

    The chipset on the motherboard needs to be able to support esata port multiplier in order to be able to access both hard drives using the one esata connection with this dock...

    If you are planning on using a USB connection, I'd find one that supports USB 3.

    "The total bandwidth is still limited to that of a single SATA port."

    Chip Set: JMB352
    SATA II Specification Max 3 Gbps
    Fitting for 2.5" and 3.5" SATA-I/II/III HDDs
    USB Connectivity: Operates at High (480Mbps) or Full (12Mbps) Speeds
    SATA to USB 2.0, Backward Compatible to USB 1.1

    But the good news is the fact that this dock supports USB 1.1 and multi-tetrabyte hard drives. Using it in that configuration will be as much fun as watching paint dry...

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    techsupport Ben's cred: 775
    Posted 7:33 am PDT 07/2/14

    USB 2.0 and 3.0 are like night and day. I have cloud storage that works faster then USB 0 USB 3.0 OTOH, is pretty fast will probably go at the maximum speed of your drive, depending upon how you use it. Bulk copies are fast. I even boot HyperV virtual machines from USB 3.0 drives and they seemingly boot and operate at the same speed as the ones I store on internal SATA drives.

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