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AmazonCommercial 3/4-HP vs Moen GX100C 1 HP Garbage Disposal Side-by-Side Comparison

Discover the differences between the AmazonCommercial 3/4-HP and the Moen GX100C Chef 1-HP in this comparison! It’s affordability versus durability.

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AmazonCommercial 3/4-HP

Moen GX100C 1 HP Garbage Disposal

AmazonCommercial 3/4-HP vs Moen GX100C 1 HP Garbage Disposal

Overall Verdict

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OverallScore Performance60% Design25% Usability15% ScoreOverall 60%Performance 25%Design 15%UsabilityMoen GX100C 1 HP Ga...AmazonCommercial 3/...7.05.89.38.18.07.69.27.9
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Pros & Cons

  • Noise cancelation
  • High speed 
  • Stainless steel grind components
  • Lightweight
  • Affordable
  • High-speed motor
  • Stainless steel grinding components
  • Clean Rinse splash guard
  • Noise reduction
  • Can be loud
  • Can be loud
  • Space-consuming

Key Specs

Type of feed
Continuous
Continuous
Horsepower
3/4
1
Motor
Permanent magnet
Permanent magnet
Averaged RPM
4570
4196
Family size
5-6 people
3-4 people
Dimensions
L5.4 x W7.8 x H13.9 inches
L5.4 x W7.3 x H15.9 inches

Where to Buy

Price at publication
$77.15
$180.67

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Analysis and Test Results

Performance

Overall Performance Scoring
7.6
5.8

Scrap Mix

7.8
6.5
AmazonCommercial B07XFDMPNJ 3/4-HP Scrap Mix Test
4.95 ounces of ounces of visible fish pin bones in mess of ground assorted scraps, on digital scale, on granite-looking top.
21.8 ounces of assorted ground scraps, including dietary fibers, bones, etc., on digital scale, on granite-looking top.
0.23 ounces of shredded pieces of fish backbone and lemon peels, on digital scale, on granite-looking top.
Moen GX100C 1 HP Garbage Disposal Scrap Mix Test
8.11 ounces of visible fish pin bones in mass of ground assorted scraps, on digital scale, on granite-looking top.
24.1 ounces of ground assorted scraps, including dietary fibers, bones, etc., on digital scale, on granite-looking top.
0.23 ounces of shredded pieces of fish backbone, dietary fibers, and fish meat, on digital scale, on granite-looking top.
Input Load
90.0 oz (2551 g)
90.0 oz (2551 g)
Time
2 min 9 sec
2 min 30 sec
Layer 1
5.0 oz (140 g)
8.1 oz (230 g)
Layer 2
21.8 oz (618 g)
24.1 oz (683 g)
Leftovers
0.2 oz (7 g)
0.2 oz (7 g)

Raw Fish Scraps

7.6
5.1
AmazonCommercial B07XFDMPNJ 3/4-HP Raw Fish Scraps Test
4.63 ounces of visible fish pin bones among mess of raw fibrous tissue on digital scale, on granite-looking table.
1.74 ounces of assorted fibrous tissues and shredded bones, on digital scale, on granite-looking table.
2.24 ounces of shredded fish skin among pieces of shredded spine, on digital scale, on granite-looking table.
Moen GX100C 1 HP Garbage Disposal Raw Fish Scraps Test
6.46 ounces of visible pin bones in a mass  of raw fibrous tissue from fish scraps, on digital scale, on granite-looking top.
2.02 ounces of shredded bones and fibrous tissue from fish scraps, on digital scale, placed on granite-looking top.
4.41 ounces of fish vertebrae in a mass of shredded fish skin, on digital scale, on granite-looking top.
Input Load
49.4 oz (1400 g)
49.4 oz (1400 g)
Time
3 min
3 min
Layer 1
4.6 oz (131 g)
6.5 oz (183 g)
Layer 2
1.7 oz (49 g)
2.0 oz (57 g)
Leftovers
2.2 oz (64 g)
4.4 oz (125 g)

Raw Chicken Scraps

7.2
5.2
AmazonCommercial B07XFDMPNJ 3/4-HP Raw Chicken Scraps Test
0.4 ounces of shredded soft tissue, on digital scale, on granite-looking table.
2.87 ounces of fibrous soft tissue and pieces of shredded bones, on digital scale, on granite-looking table.
0.58 ounces of soft tissue and pieces of shredded cartilage, on digital scale, on granite-looking table.
Moen GX100C 1 HP Garbage Disposal Raw Chicken Scraps Test
0.28 ounces of fibrous soft tissue and few pieces of shredded chicken bone, on digital scale, on granite-looking top.
1.62 ounces of shredded soft tissue and pieces of shredded chicken bone, on digital scale, on granite-looking top.
1.24 ounces of shredded soft stringy tissue and cartilage from chicken scraps, on digital scale, on granite-looking top.
Input Load
7.4 oz (210 g)
7.4 oz (210 g)
Time
2 min
3 min
Layer 1
0.4 oz (11 g)
0.3 oz (8 g)
Layer 2
2.9 oz (81 g)
1.6 oz (46 g)
Leftovers
0.6 oz (16 g)
1.2 oz (35 g)

Design

Overall Design Scoring
9.2
9.3

In the Box

Corded AmazonCommercial 3/4 HP, EZ Mount on top, its box, user manual, stopper, elbow tube, rubber gasket, flange, and bolts.
Corded Moen GX100C with 3-Bolt Mount, box, register slip, user manual, stopper, elbow tube, rubber gasket, flange, and bolts.

Dimensions

Amazon 3/4-hp disposer with mount assembly and elbow tube. Showing 7.8-inch width, 13.9-inch height, 4.3-inch depth to dishwasher outlet, 7.3-inch depth to outlet, 5.4-inch distance to elbow tube.
Moen GX100C with mount assembly and elbow tube. Showing 7.4-inch width, 13.4-inch height, 4.1-inch depth to dishwasher outlet, 7-inch depth to outlet, 5.4-inch distance to elbow tube.
Length
5.4" (13.7 cm)
5.4" (13.7 cm)
Width
7.8" (19.8 cm)
7.3" (18.5 cm)
Height
13.9" (35.3 cm)
15.9" (40.4 cm)
Weight
8.8 lbs (4.0 kg)
14.0 lbs (6.4 kg)

Mount Assembly

EZ Mount assembly for garbage disposals placed on white platform with splash guard in position.
EZ Mount assembly for garbage disposals placed on white platform with splash guard in position.
Support ring, mounting ring, cushion mount, fiber gasket, rubber gasket, sink flange, stopper, removable sink splash guard.
3-Bolt Mount assembly for Moen garbage disposals placed on white platform with stopper in position.
3-Bolt Mount assembly for Moen garbage disposals placed on white platform with stopper in position.
Backup flange, mounting ring, snap ring, gasket, stopper, cushion mount, sink flange, splash guard, lower mounting ring.

Grind Chamber

8.5
8.5
Top view into chamber of AmazonCommercial B07XFDMPNJ garbage disposal after testing, showing layout of grinding components.
Top view into chamber of AmazonCommercial B07XFDMPNJ garbage disposal after testing, showing layout of grinding components.
Grind chamber of AmazonCommercial B07XFDMPNJ garbage disposal, showing two-level grinder ring and details on flywheel.
Grind chamber of AmazonCommercial B07XFDMPNJ garbage disposal, showing impellers and details of flywheel and grinder rin
Top view into chamber of Moen Chef Series GX100C garbage disposal after testing, looking at layout of grinding components.
Top view into chamber of Moen Chef Series GX100C garbage disposal after testing, looking at layout of grinding components.
Inside view of Moen Chef Series GX100C garbage disposal, showing design of grater ring and details on flywheel.
Inside view of Moen Chef Series GX100C food disposer, showing design of impellers and details of flywheel and grater ring.
Capacity
30.0 fl oz (887.2 ml)
33.0 fl oz (975.9 ml)
Verticality
6.8" (17.3 cm)
6.4" (16.3 cm)
Flywheel
4.4" (11.2 cm)
4.4" (11.2 cm)
Assembly Material
Intermediate
Stainless steel
Layout
Stainless steel
Intermediate

Motor

9.5
10
Horsepower
3/4
1
Speed
2700 RPM
2800 RPM
Real Speed
4940 RPM
4196 RPM
Voltage
115 V
115 V (60 Hz)
Current
6 A
4.8 A
Wattage
690 W
552 W
Heat
n/a
N/a
Reverse
No
No

Power Cord

Bottom view of AmazonCommercial 3/4 HP corded garbage disposal with type-B power cord.
Bottom view of Moen Chef Series GX100C 1 HP corded garbage disposal with type-B power cord.
Length
34.5" (87.6 cm)
34.0" (86.4 cm)
Type
3-prong (type B)
3-prong (Type B)

Accessories

Standard outlet/discharge set for garbage disposals on granite-looking top, showing elbow pipe, rubber gasket, flange, bolts.
Standard outlet/discharge set for garbage disposals on white top, showing elbow pipe, rubber gasket, flange, and bolts.
Width
3.3" (8.3 cm)
3.3" (8.3 cm)
Length
5.3" (13.3 cm)
5.3" (13.3 cm)
Material
PVC
PVC

Build Quality

9.5
9.5
AmazonCommerical 3/4-HP Garbage Disposal with EZ Mount assembly on top and outlet/discharge set installed.
Moen Chef Series 1 HP Garbage Disposal, with 3-Bolt Mount assembly on top and outlet/discharge set in place.
Noise Reduction
Yes
Yes
Vibration Reduction
No
 No

Usability

Overall Usability Scoring
7.9
8.1

Ease of Use

8.0
10

Installation

9.0
6.0

Smooth Operation

8.0
9.0

Unjam Mechanics

0.0
0.0
Inside view of permanent-magnet garbage disposal showing manual unjam mechanics with wooden stick in flywheel’s opening/gap.
Inside view of permanent-magnet garbage disposal showing manual unjam method with wooden stick in flywheel’s opening/gap.
External
No
No
Auto Unjam
No
No

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