Ratings Overview - Paper Shredder

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 Fellowes Powershred 99Ci
If you have a job that tends to generate stacks of sensitive documents, the Fellowes Powershred 99Ci is your new best friend. In our testing it tore through 180 sheets per minute, handled staples...  read more >
$270

Top Pick Award
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85
Shredding Quality - 8 of 10
8
Speed - 10 of 10
10
Ease of Use - 6 of 10
6
Noise - 9 of 10
9

 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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77
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 great speed. In fact, it once held out Top Pick for High Volume Shredding Award, before the Fellowes...  read more >
$240

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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

 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

Best Buy Award
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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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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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39
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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