Updated 29 Sep 2015

Samsung

DW60H6050FS

Snapshot: The Samsung DW60H6050FS is a standard-size freestanding dishwasher with 14 place settings. How well does it clean your dishes?

DW60H6050FS
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$1200

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Test results

Overall score
72
Washing
?/10
Drying
?/10
Energy efficiency
?/10

Good points

  • Good washing performance.
  • Good drying performance.
  • OK energy efficiency.
  • Height-adjustable top basket.
  • Fold-down plate racks.
  • Child lock (for controls).
  • Auto-sensing feature works well — when the dishes are less dirty it saves water, time and energy.

But

No obvious bad points.

How we test

Overall score is made up of:

Washing (65%)
Drying (25%)
Energy efficiency (10%)

If a machine has an “auto” cycle, we select it over the “normal” cycle. We do this because an auto or sensing cycle should be designed to give optimum results for every wash. We put each dishwasher through its paces at least twice and the scores are averaged.

To really test a dishwasher’s ability to clean, we carefully dirty each test load with a range of foods and let them dry for 15 to 18 hours. And we’ve added baked-on porridge to the foods we’ve always used (such as baby cereal, spinach, egg yolk, tomato juice, tea and butter). Each of the foods plays a crucial part in assessing how the dishwasher performs and they’re there to test things like filtration, spray-arm effectiveness, rinsing and automatic sensors.

See “About our test” for more information.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$1200
Origin
China
Type
Standard
Size
Standard: 12-15 place settings

Specifications

Place settings
14
Noise (dBA)
47
Cycle time (normal, hours:mins)
2:51
Annual electricity costs
$107
Water use (L/cycle)
12
Water connection
Hot or cold
Maximum inlet water temp (°C)
60
Dimensions HxWxD (cm)
85 x 60 x 60

Features

Delayed start
Fast wash
Half load
Anti-flood hose
Adjustable top basket
Removable plate racks
×
Fold-down plate racks
Fan assisted drying
×
End of wash signal
Audible and visual
Time remaining display
Child lock door
×
Child lock controls
Auto sensing
Integration options
Freestanding
Stainless steel
Yes

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