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Bosch Benchmark Series NITP668SUC electric cooktop

This Bosch 36-inch induction-electric smoothtop has the following:

  • 5 elements
  • Among elements, 5 high-power element(s).
  • Touch controls.
  • WiFi enabled to connect with smartphone.
  • Smoothtop with stainless steel trim.
  • Has flexible cooking zones designed to adapt to different pot shapes and sizes.
  • Elements can be set to turn off with a countdown timer.


The Bosch Benchmark Series NITP668SUC is part of the Cooktop & wall oven test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Electric cooktop models like the Benchmark Series NITP668SUC are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

High heat: Reflects how quickly the highest-powered element heated water to near-boiling.

Low heat: Reflects how well the lowest-powered element or burner kept a low temperature as for melting chocolate and how the most powerful element, set to low, held tomato sauce below a boil.


High-power elements High-power elements The number of surface cooking elements rated at over 2,000 watts. Often one or more of the high-power elements is a dual element; you can choose the large element or a smaller element within the larger one for small pots.
Medium-power elements Medium-power elements The number of surface cooking elements rated at over 1,500 watts but not more than 2,000 watts.
Low-power elements Low-power elements The number of surface cooking elements rated from 1,200 to 1,500 watts not including warming-only elements, or those contained within larger expandable elements.
Expandable elements Expandable elements This allows you to switch between a large, high-power element and a small, low-power element contained within it
Touch controls Touch controls These replace knobs with integrated touch-sensitive controls that allow the controls to blend with the cooktop's glass surface.

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