This is a serious machine for a serious business. This thing has a 5 gallon bin, just for ice, to make your drinks as fast as humanly possible. It will shave and dispense your ice automatically into the blending container. It comes with a 64 ounce jar for maximum blending potential. This machine incorporates all of Vita-Mix's innovation in one, super easy to use, blending monster. You will not be disappointed in your investment.