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This is a partial answer, since I only have experience with the Neato XV-11 LiDAR.

I have tested the XV-11 LiDAR (mounted on a mobile robot) with all three SLAM packages (slam_gmapping, slam_karto, hector_slam). The robot's speed was relatively low, less than 0.5 m/s. With that in mind, I was very happy with the SLAM results, even at high map resolutions. Worked great for localization using amcl too.

Btw, I used this XV-11 LiDAR's ROS driver: Available via apt-get.