Looking to sell your hard drives? Let the experts at ExIT Technologies ensure you receive the most value for your used HDDs. We are R2 certified and data security industry experts, why shred when you could erase and get paid? Why wait for buyers and pay eBay fees? Sell used hard drives today!Learn More
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Why Should You Choose ExIT Technologies to Sell Your Hard Drives?
With over 30 years leading in the way of IT Asset disposition, our process is simple, fast, and the most accurate valuation of your hardware.
Your Security Matters
We take the safety of your company serious. ExIT Technologies is fully HIPAA compliant with R2 and ISO certifications. We securely acquire, transport, and erase media bearing sensitive data. And in some cases, remote or onsite destruction may also be available. In situations where we can’t sell your equipment, we always dispose safely and ethically. Sell hard drives to a company that will never charge for drive erasure, shredding, or recycling.
Get Fast Hard Drive Turnarounds
Whether you’re dealing with a six month decommission, or need to sell hard drives in bulk yesterday, when you sell your hard drives to ExIT, we work with your schedule. However quickly you may need it. Once you receive and accept your quote, we typically process new orders within 24 hours. Additionally, one of our project managers will communicate and guide you through our process every step of the way.
Industry Leading Hard Drive Returns
We’ve had 30 years to not only understand the market value for hard drives, but the right connections and vendors who are interested in buying them. Through our dense remarketing network we’ll find value in hard drives and SSDs that other companies simply can’t compete with. As specialists in selling hard drives, we’ll process your order quickly and put the most money back in your pocket. Our customers typically receive up to 80% of the wholesale value.
How Much Are My Hard Drives Worth?
The biggest factor in determining hard drive value is storage capacity. Important factors that determine market value also include:
- Condition– New or Used
- Density – 250GB, 500GB, 1TB, 2TB, 4TB, 8TB
- Connector – SATA, SAS
- Brand – Seagate, IBM, Toshiba, Western Digital
- Part Number
- RPM – 5400, 7200, 10k, 15k
- Transfer Rate- 190 MB/s
- Size – 2.5″ or 3.5″
About ExIT Technologies
We specialize in IT asset recovery and believe our customers should receive the maximum value for used servers, processors, memory, networking, and storage assets. But getting rid of any old IT Equipment can be a challenge. With 30 years of experience in the IT Asset Disposition industry, Exit Technologies understands how to make the process simple for you while protecting your bottom line and maximizing your profit.
FAQs About Hard Drives
How to sell your used hard drives?
To sell your used hard drives, you should ensure you fully delete your data, properly inventory and assess the condition of all your drives, find a buyer or seller platform, properly package up your hard drives, then complete your sale. We made a handy guide: how to sell your used hard drives with even more information. Or, the easiest option is just to fill out a quote form right here and we'll take care of everything.
Where to sell your used hard drives?
Common places to sell your hard drives include eBay, direct to seller, Amazon (used), reddit.com/r/hardwareswap, or ITAD company like us, Exit Technologies. If you're here, you're already at the right place to make selling your equipment easy and maximizing your value.
Why you should sell your old hard drives?
The best reason to sell your old hard drives is extra cash. Reducing failure risk of older drives and increasing performance with newer drives are a couple others. In our guide, how to sell your used hard drives, we cover this a little more in depth.
What kind of hard drives do you [Exit Technologies] buy?
Desktop 500GB+, Laptop 250GB+, Server 300GB+, SATA, SAS, PCI-E, NVMe, SSD, & HDD. If you're not sure if what you have is something we would buy, then just contact us on our chat below and we'd be glad to help. Here's a guide on the different storage types, should you need a refresher.
What’s the minimum quantity of hard drives you [Exit Technologies] buy?
About $1,000 worth, or about 100 500GB Laptop drives, but you can combine it with memory or processors to hit the minimum.
What’s the difference between “hard drives” and “storage”?
Storage is the type (tree), and hard drives are the kind (Maple). Storage can be solid state drives, flash drives, RAID arrays, etc, they are all considered 'storage' as they all serve the purpose of holding data. Hard drives, describe a certain type of storage, namely data residing on spinning palladium disks read by a mechanical arm. We have a more in depth article comparing HHDs, SSD, and storage systems for more information.
What’s the difference between a “hard drive” and “SSD”?
Hard Disk Drives store data on solid platters that spin, SSDs are lighter with no moving parts and store data on chips. SSDs are also generally more reliable due to no moving parts, are significantly faster than HDDs, but have an increased purchase cost.
What’s your [Exit Technologies] purchasing minimum for used IT?
About $1,000 worth or any combination of used IT including used ram, used hard drives HHDs, used SSDs, used processors or CPUs, used memory or ram, used servers, used computers, used networking, or similar used IT equipment you have to liquidate.
If you're not sure if what you have qualifies, just contact us below to let us know what you have and we'll be glad to help out!
How can I protect my IT equipment in transit?
Standard packing materials is simply not sufficient to protect your IT assets during the shipping process. We are happy to provide shipping materials for your IT assets and shipping insurance free of charge.
A good rule of thumb is to leave no wiggle room for any parts whatsoever. CPU and RAM trays should be taped together, servers should be packed in form fitting polyurethane foam, and GPUs should have custom foam boxes. For more information consult our IT packing instructions page.
Where to sell used IT equipment
Where to sell used IT equipment really depends on exactly how much IT equipment and what type of IT equipment.
When dealing with very small quantities of consumer items like single hard drives, 1 or 2 sticks of ram, used laptop, etc. then direct selling on sites like eBay, Reddit hardware swap, or Facebook marketplace will likely be your best option.
If you're selling enterprise-grade IT equipment or large quantities of consumer product, you probably want to source an IT Asset Disposition company like us. Just fill out our get an offer form below with exactly how much of what you have, and we'll be in touch asap to give you a fair market cash price for your equipment.
If you'd like to learn more, check out this how-to guide on best places to sell used IT equipment here.
What specific hard drive brands are most valuable?
We’re interested in new and used hard drives of all types, including those from servers, desktops and laptops. On the secondary market, Seagate and Western Digital tend to bring in the most consistent value. But no matter what brand of hard drive you’re looking to unload, from Toshiba to Hitachi and SanDisk, odds are we’ve worked with it before!
How do I know my data is safe?
For starters, we are R2 certified. This means that all of our processes are 3rd party audited to ensure that we meet certain data security and environmental standards. We've also been in business for over two decades as a family owned company, and we have never had a single situation with a data leak or any client have issues regarding their data security. If government institutions and fortune 500 companies can trust us with their data, you can too.