Hi , I'd go for a gaggia classic in that range. The 3 way valve will make your pucks clean and dry to knockout. The classic can re fitted with a silvia steam wand to help with steam power and better texturing. In the uk amazon warehouse do deals on the classics as low as £120 sometimes . If you can get a reconditioned pre Phillips gaggia classic eve better . These are built to last if looked after correctly and scale buildup is kept to a minimum.
If you can find a used/referb Gaggia Classic I would go for that. If you can't extend your funds go for the Baby and save the money for a better grinder.
The 3 way valve will, as stated already, dry out your puck making disposal easier. At the same time it releases the built up pressure from pulling the shot so you can take off the portafiliter right away. Otherwise you need to wait a little for the pressure to go down, if you do not you get what's called a 'portafilter sneeze'. The 3 way valve also allows for backflushing. This is extremely helpful in keeping the internals of the group clean.
I am not positive how the two boilers compare to each other in size and power. In general a stronger boiler will make a noticeable difference in wait time between shots and steaming capability.
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