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GE SmartWater GXSV65R (Home Depot) water filter

We expect this model to perform similarly to the tested GE SmartWater GXSV65F (Home Depot) although it may differ in price and features.


The GE SmartWater GXSV65R (Home Depot) is part of the Water filter test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Water filter models like the SmartWater GXSV65R (Home Depot) are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Lead removal: Lead removal indicates the percentage of lead that was removed by each filter.

Chloroform removal: Chloroform removal rates the percentage of chloroform removed. A filter's ability to remove chloroform predicts how well it will remove organic compounds as well as byproducts created by disinfectants used by water systems.

Flow rate: Flow rate is how fast a gallon of water filtered through the cartridge. The criteria for flow rate scores differ between different types of filters. Faucet-mount, countertop, and undersink models have the same criterion; carafes and reverse osmosis models each have their own.


NSF certified for lead removal NSF certified for lead removal Indicates if a particular model is 3rd party certified to remove lead contaminants.
NSF certified for organic contaminants removal NSF certified for organic contaminants removal Indicates if a particular model is 3rd party certified to remove organic contaminants.


Filter cost Filter cost Filter cost per year is based on claimed cartridge life span. For certain reverse osmosis units, professional service (PS) is recommended by the manufacturer. The filter cost/yr. for the reverse osmosis units does not include the osmotic membrane which typically lasts at least two years
Filter-life indicator Filter-life indicator Filter-life indicator shows models with this feature.