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How Long Does It Take To Recover a 1TB Hard Drive?

Hard drive data recovery time frame really depends on a number of factors including the type of issue the hard drive has. If you do not see your issue below, please fell free to submit an enquiry.

How Long Does It Take To Recover a 1TB Hard Drive?

BAD SECTORS:
Can be a few business days with drive with a lot of bad sectors and generally costs between $150-$375

BAD HEADS:
Replacement heads have a timeframe of few weeks to a month. This is due to the need to source the correct donor hard drive and costs between $1,051-$1,352+.

FIRMWARE CORRUPTION:
It’s possible for recovery with a few weeks but generally lead to a few months due to the need to source the correct donor hard drive. The costs for this starts at $375 but can be exceed $1,352+ if a donor hard drive is needed.

PLATTER DAMAGE:
Damage to the platters is never good news and is the most time consuming, you’d be in for a number of months wait and will cost $1,352+.

DONOR DRIVES:
Sourcing a compatible donor drive can cost anywhere between $400 to $600. Donor drive are not found in stores like Noel Leeming or Harvey Norman but are purchased from a data recovery donor hard drive company’s and are matched based on date code, size country of manufacturer and more. Timeframe can be anywhere between a few weeks to a month. If we already have a matching donor hard drive in stock then you won’t be charged for its use.

It’s important to note that platter damage can yield an unsuccessful hard drive data recovery procedure.

HDD RECOVERY TIME ON A WORKING HDD AVERAGING 90MBPS: 1-2 business days

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