The 12 cup bowl will be much handier to work with for those larger jobs.
So why did I choose this particular one? I read a lot of reviews. I compared prices. After all things were taken into consideration, this is what sold me on this one instead of another brand that I considered strongly.
So now I need to find something to slice, chop, shred or otherwise process. And, by the way, I do not work for Food Network or Cuisinart or receive any compensation from them, but I do love their food processors.