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Pros Best at chopping, mixing, and shredding, easy to cleanGreat at pureeing and slicingGreat at mixing, chopping, and shreddingGreat at pureeing, good at chopping, inexpensiveGood at mixing and shredding
Cons ExpensiveNo adjustability of shredding or slicingFails at slicingLeaky, not the best at mixing, loudAverage at chopping, little harder to clean
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 slicingIt won't slice down the competition, but will chop up its price tagGreat for mixing things up when the elements have you inside
Rating Categories Breville Sous Chef... Cuisinart Custom 14 Braun... Hamilton Beach... Cuisinart...
Chopping (20%)
9
6
7
7
5
Mixing (20%)
9
6
8
5
8
Pureeing (20%)
7
8
6
8
6
Shredding (15%)
8
6
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7
Slicing (15%)
7
7
3
5
6
Cleaning (10%)
8
6
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4
Specs Breville Sous Chef... Cuisinart Custom 14 Braun... Hamilton Beach... Cuisinart...
Model # BFP800CBXL DFP-14BCNY FP 3020 70730 FP-13DGM
Bowl Size 16 Cup and
2.5 Cup mini bowl
14 Cup 8 Cup and 1 Cup mini bowl 10 Cup 13 Cup and
4 Cup mini bowl
Dimensions W: 8"
H: 11"
D: 18"
W: 7.75"
H: 15"
D: 10.75"
W: 14.5"
H: 13.5"
D: 9'
W: 10.5"
H: 15.5"
D: 8.5"
W: 8.25"
H: 16.5"
D: 10"
Measured Weight of Base 15 pounds 8 ounces 12 pounds 6 ounces 4 pounds 10 ounces 3 pounds 1 ounce 5 pounds 9 ounces
BPA Free Yes Yes N/A Yes Yes
Motor 1200 Watt 720 Watt 600 Watt 450 Watt 550 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 Suction Cups Smooth Rubber
Decibels at 3ft 67.5 61.5 79 96 79
Mini Bowl Blade Yes Yes N/A N/A Yes
Accessory Storage Case Yes No No No Yes
Slicing Disc Adjustable to 8mm Non adjustable Non adjustable Non adjustable Adjustable to 8mm
Shredding Disc Fine and Medium Medium Fine, Medium, and Grating Medium Fine and Medium
Dough Blade Yes No Yes No Yes
Whipping Attatchment Yes No Yes No No
Citrus Juicer No No Yes No No
Dicing Kit No No No No Yes, with a cleaning tool
Build in Bowl Scraper No No No Yes No
French Fry Disc Yes No Select Models No No
Julienne Disc Yes No No No No
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