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Awards Editors' Choice Award Best Buy Award   Best Buy Award 
Price $400 List
$399.95 at Amazon
$230 List
$183.99 at Amazon
$200 List$700 List
$609.99 at Amazon
$50 List
$44.99 at Amazon
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Pros Best at chopping, mixing, and shredding, easy to cleanGreat at pureeing and slicingGreat at mixing, chopping, and shreddingGreat at slicing, alright at choppingGreat at pureeing, good at chopping, inexpensive
Cons ExpensiveNo adjustability of shredding or slicingFails at slicingPoor at shredding, expensiveLeaky, not the best at mixing, loud
Bottom Line Chops up the competition, but at a high priceBest overall performing model for the priceSolid performer and great for those who's main use isn't slicingMost expensive model tested, but the price does not reflect its performanceIt won't slice down the competition, but will chop up its price tag
Rating Categories Breville Sous Chef... Cuisinart Custom 14 Braun... KitchenAid Pro... Hamilton Beach...
Chopping (20%)
9
6
7
7
7
Mixing (20%)
9
6
8
6
5
Pureeing (20%)
7
8
6
7
8
Shredding (15%)
8
6
7
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6
Slicing (15%)
7
7
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8
5
Cleaning (10%)
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6
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5
Specs Breville Sous Chef... Cuisinart Custom 14 Braun... KitchenAid Pro... Hamilton Beach...
Model # BFP800CBXL DFP-14BCNY FP 3020 KFP1642CA 70730
Bowl Size 16 Cup and
2.5 Cup mini bowl
14 Cup 8 Cup and 1 Cup mini bowl 16 Cup and
4 Cup mini bowl
10 Cup
Dimensions W: 8"
H: 11"
D: 18"
W: 7.75"
H: 15"
D: 10.75"
W: 14.5"
H: 13.5"
D: 9'
W: 12"
H: 18"
D: 9.8"
W: 10.5"
H: 15.5"
D: 8.5"
Measured Weight of Base 15 pounds 8 ounces 12 pounds 6 ounces 4 pounds 10 ounces 16 pounds 3 ounces 3 pounds 1 ounce
BPA Free Yes Yes N/A Yes Yes
Motor 1200 Watt 720 Watt 600 Watt 780 Watt 450 Watt
Speed Control On/Off/Pulse On/(Pulse/Off) Speed Selection/On/Off/Pulse High/Low/Pulse/Off High/Low/Pulse/Off
Cord Storage Internal None External Cord Wrap Internal Internal
Feet Smooth Rubber (Non-Skid) Smooth Rubber Textured Rubber Textured Rubber Suction Cups
Decibels at 3ft 67.5 61.5 79 74.5 96
Mini Bowl Blade Yes Yes N/A Yes N/A
Accessory Storage Case Yes No No Yes No
Slicing Disc Adjustable to 8mm Non adjustable Non adjustable Adjustable on the base Non adjustable
Shredding Disc Fine and Medium Medium Fine, Medium, and Grating Fine and Medium Medium
Dough Blade Yes No Yes Yes No
Whipping Attatchment Yes No Yes Select Models No
Citrus Juicer No No Yes Select Models No
Dicing Kit No No No Yes, with a cleaning tool No
Build in Bowl Scraper No No No No Yes
French Fry Disc Yes No Select Models No No
Julienne Disc Yes No No No No
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