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HDD completely fail? Possible to recover?

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I got a Seagate ST3000DM008 (supposedly 3TB) which I only uses for archiving big but not so worthy files. For some reasons it didn't allow me to make partition of >2TB so I partitioned as 2TB anyway. Days gone, and I stuffed it to the limit with NTFS compression and only a few GB left for at least a year.
Yesterday, when I was moving files around from my other HDD (ST1000DM003) to a external HDD, the 3TB went strange. Only some folders I have accessed recently can be accessed and no files can be opened. When I try to open a file, Windows shows something like "The device is offline".
The next reboot, I can still see the drive in file explorer, but it does not show capacity.
I then rebooted to BIOS, only to found that the 3TB drive is not detected in BIOS. It is later detected in Windows, but with only 3.86GB of capacity and need to be initialized. Swap ports and cables didn't fix anything. (I didn't realize the capacity lost at this time.)
Next I tried to do a rebuild MBR using AOMEI Partition Assistant, but it looks like nothing changed.
After that I tried to scan for partitions, only after 16hrs of nothing to make me realize the capacity lost and the disk is probably completely gone.

Now the question is, is there anything more I can do to try to save it? I do have the external HDD as a (not so recent) backup, and a fresh 4TB HDD ready to go. I would still like to try though.
 
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Not sure if it's total rubbish but I've heard that taking the drive drive out putting in an antistatic bag then sealing it up and put in in a freezer over night then the next day leave it in the static bag and plug it in and try backup your files asap can work.

It sounds like total bulls**t tbh but if you need the files and it's out of RMA anything is worth a shot
 
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Not sure if it's total rubbish but I've heard that taking the drive drive out putting in an antistatic bag then sealing it up and put in in a freezer over night then the next day leave it in the static bag and plug it in and try backup your files asap can work.

It sounds like total bulls**t tbh but if you need the files and it's out of RMA anything is worth a shot
Oh snap I remember this trick. Not something I would think of in any time, so thanks for reminding me.
Not expecting this to fix anything, but I will have a try.

EDIT: Sadly, the freezer trick probably will never work:
 
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