R-Studio Technician supports three types of object images:
The following Table presents the advantages and disadvantages of these imaging types and our recommendations.
|Advantages||Fast for healthy drives||
Very fast: it images only those drive areas that are necessary to recover files.
You may start file recovery immediately in parallel with disk imaging.
|All problem areas are processed and all accessible data is extracted.|
|Drawbacks||Slow for faulty drives. May get stuck on large bad block areas.||Images are incomplete.||Slow. It's necessary to wait for the imaging process to complete to proceed with further data recovery.|
|Recommendations||Use it for healthy drives or drives with a very small number of bad sectors.||Use it for fast recovery.||Use it for faulty drives.|