What is the best audiophile DAC chip?
The Sabre chip is a high-performing, solid, and reliable product that does tend to stand out above many other varieties. I recommend the DragonFly Red a lot because of this. It’s a great product and deserves mention whenever possible!
Do I need a DAC in 2022?
If you’re trying to get any quality audio out of a computer, be it a laptop or desktop, you’ll need an external DAC. It’s especially important if you plan on investing in quality speakers, headphones, or headphone amps – don’t skip this step!
What is audiophile DAC?
A digital-to-analog converter (DAC) that is geared to fans of high-quality sound. Audiophile DACs support resolutions of 192 kHz and beyond with error correction. They often include multiple inputs such as TOSLINK, coaxial cable and USB and may include selectable upsampling (see upsample).