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