Ratings Overview - Paper Shredder

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 AmazonBasics 12-Sheet Micro-Cut
The AmazonBasics 12-Sheet Micro-Cut is a beast of a machine. Despite exerting the extra effort to shred paper into the extra secure, teeny tiny bits of micro-cut, it was able to match or surpass...  read more >
$100

Editors' Choice Award
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Shredding Quality - 9 of 10
9
Speed - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Use - 7 of 10
7
Noise - 6 of 10
6

 Fellowes Powershred 79Ci
The Fellowes Powershred 79Ci is a high capacity, easy to use cross-cut shredder that offers unparalleled speed, which earned it a nod as our Top Pick for Volume Shredding. It tore through paper at a...  read more >
$240

Top Pick Award
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75
Shredding Quality - 6 of 10
6
Speed - 9 of 10
9
Ease of Use - 8 of 10
8
Noise - 7 of 10
7

 Royal HD1400MX
The Royal HD1400MX offers slightly above average performance and the security level of cross-cut. However, it falls behind the comparably designed and more inexpensive AmazonBasics 12-Sheet...  read more >
$200

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Shredding Quality - 7 of 10
7
Speed - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Use - 7 of 10
7
Noise - 5 of 10
5

 AmazonBasics 12-Sheet Cross-Cut
the AmazonBasics 12-Sheet Cross-Cut provides tops notch speed, a decent interface, and respectable shredding power. Seeing as it does all this while being the second cheapest model we tested it was...  read more >
$50

Best Buy Award
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62
Shredding Quality - 6 of 10
6
Speed - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Use - 6 of 10
6
Noise - 4 of 10
4

 Bonsaii EverShred C169-B
The Bonsaii EverShred C169-B is a decent performing cross-cut model that offers relatively fast shredding speeds. However, it has some clear drawbacks. We found its advertised maximum capacity to be...  read more >
$151

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59
Shredding Quality - 5 of 10
5
Speed - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Use - 6 of 10
6
Noise - 5 of 10
5

 AmazonBasics 6-Sheet Cross-Cut
The AmazonBasics 6-Sheet Cross-Cut is a dependable little performer that scored around or above average in all of our testing metrics. Despite being tiny it was one of the better scorers in our...  read more >
$30

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58
Shredding Quality - 5 of 10
5
Speed - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Use - 6 of 10
6
Noise - 4 of 10
4

 Fellowes Powershred 60Cs
The Fellowes Powershred 60Cs is relatively fast for a small cross-cut model. However, its mediocre performance in our shredding quality testing means there are better values to be found elsewhere...  read more >
$100

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Shredding Quality - 5 of 10
5
Speed - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Use - 6 of 10
6
Noise - 3 of 10
3

 Bonsaii DocShred C156-C Micro-Cut
Besides having a sweet DJ name, the Bonsaii DocShred C156-C Micro-Cut is one of the most inexpensive micro-cut options available. This, along with reasonable all around performance, earned it our...  read more >
$55

Best Buy Award
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54
Shredding Quality - 7 of 10
7
Speed - 4 of 10
4
Ease of Use - 6 of 10
6
Noise - 3 of 10
3

 AmazonBasics 6-Sheet Micro-Cut
If you only shred a spare document here and there, but want those documents to be shredded into the most secure, tiny bits, the AmazonBasics 6-Sheet Micro-Cut can do the job. It's not our favorite...  read more >
$50

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51
Shredding Quality - 6 of 10
6
Speed - 4 of 10
4
Ease of Use - 6 of 10
6
Noise - 4 of 10
4

 Swingline Stack and Shred 100X
The Swingline Stack-and-Shred 100X is essentially a 6-sheet cross-cut shredder with an automatic feeding tray that can hold up to 100 sheets. While the concept of dropping a huge stack of paper in...  read more >
$500

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Shredding Quality - 4 of 10
4
Speed - 3 of 10
3
Ease of Use - 4 of 10
4
Noise - 6 of 10
6
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