The Samsung DW80F800UWS is part of the dishwasher
test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, dishwasher
models like the DW80F800UWS are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Assessed by running the normal or equivalent cycle to clean a full load--10 place settings of very dirty dishes that were scraped but not rinsed. We examine the dishes and glassware for residual food after cleaning.
For a normal cycle. The largest portion is needed for heating water, both at the water heater and in the machine.
Judged during fill, wash, and drain, mainly by a listening panel.
Features & Specs - Samsung DW80F800UWS
Ample flatware slots Flatware baskets with lids provide individual slots for most of the utensils in our silverware load. Such lids prevent "nesting" and thus improve flatware cleaning. It is more time-consuming to load the cutlery into individual slots, though, so you can remove the lids if you prefer.
Ample flatware slots
Adjustable upper rack Most models hold cups and glasses on the top rack, plates on the lower rack, and silverware in a basket. The ability to adjust the upper rack up or down an inch or so allows for more flexibility in loading items such as tall glasses.
Adjustable upper rack
Sensor A sensor adjusts water usage and cycle time to the amount of soil on the dishes. This should make a dishwasher use water more efficiently, but we found that wasn't always the case. Moreover, a sensor can increase a machine's running time.
Self-cleaning filter A filter that cleans itself is convenient, but it can add to noise. Note that it's often the costly foreign brands that lack self-cleaning filters and require periodic manual cleaning of the filter.
Hidden controls Controls along the top edge of the door contribute to a sleeker look. Some models hide all controls; others hide only some controls.
Interior material A dishwasher's interior, which includes the inside of the door, could be made of stainless steel, plastic, or a combination of the two--such as a plastic door and stainless sides and bottom. Unlike a plastic interior, an all-stainless interior won't discolor, but it does increase the cost of a dishwasher by about $100.
Stainless/SS-look option Stainless steel is stylish, but it shows fingerprints. Another option: a vinyl-covered metal finish that gives you a stainless-steel look but resists smudging.
I wrote an earlier review of this unit leaking from bottom right side. After 3 technician visits Samsung finally agreed to replace it. The new unit was dropped off 3 hours ago. I installed it and guess what? Same problem. I called Samsung and they said that they have to send another technician out???? There is clearly something wrong with this Model! DONT BUY!
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
from hamilton, ontario
Brand new and Leaks
Doesn't Clean Thoroughly
Bought this a few months ago but leaks in the bottom right corner at the start of the cycle. Leaks even though it's supposed to have a leak sensor???? Samsung has sent a technician out 2x now to replace parts and it still leaks. Technician said they have to see what Samsung wants to do now. Apparently this has been happening to other consumers as well. Lets see what they do but right now not impressed, my first call to Samsung lasted almost 45minutes as they kept transferring me to the wrong people. I am not a HAPPY CAMPER so far!
How long have you owned it:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
By Some guy
from Los Angeles, CA
Easy To Load
Really good dishwasher.<br />Fairly quiet.<br />Wish it had more options on display.<br />Would like delayed start to have options.