Xtreamer promotes this processor as the fastest consumer electronics media processor currently available. The Intel Atom D525 encourages multitasking, which the 4GB of DDR3 RAM helps with (by increasing the speed of data transfers). DDR3 RAM also promotes a low power consumption. The NVIDIA ION GPU of this HTPC enables 1080p HD playback, and is capable of producing high-quality online gaming graphics. Through HDMI, the Xtreamer Ultra is also capable of 7.1 channel HD surround sound.