The Process to Sell Used Hard Drives
1. Send A List
- Be sure to include quantity, condition, and part numbers
- We’ll let you know what your used hard drives are worth
- Purchase offer within 2 business days
2. Ship for Free
- We send you a free shipping label
- Free packaging materials if you need them
- Drives are insured in transit
3. Get Paid
- Receive payment via PayPal, Wire, or Company Check
- Payment issued Net-10
- Fast turnaround times
Quickly Sell Hard Drives For Top Dollar
Selling hard drives to us is easy.
Enter your part numbers and quantities or attach a list into the form to get a quote.
Rest easy with certified destruction that guarantees none of your data gets out.
Shipping made easy with hard drive boxes delivered to your door.
Our ironclad process is vouched for by top organizations across the globe.
Perks that Every Client Deserves
- Free on-site pick up
- Free shipping and packaging
- Complete chain of custody
- Receive greater returns on your assets
- 3rd party audited, R2 certified recycling
- DoD-standard Data Destruction
We make selling used hard drives painless so you can get back to what’s important. Whether you need to sell one HDD pallet or thousands of drives, we can help get it done on your schedule.
Top Companies We Serve
From fortune 500s to top hosting companies to government organizations that shall remain nameless, we are trusted by the biggest companies and brands with their hard drives.
We know the staggering costs of data leaks. As a result, we adhere to strict data security and recycling methods and ensure an ironclad chain of custody.
With exIT, you get compliance, efficiency, and security. Don’t hesitate to ask for references.
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Frequently Asked Questions
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.