The design of this Pathos DAC may be missing a few frills but the sound doesn't want for detail or weight
Best DAC £800-£1200, Awards 2015. Chord has struck again with this fantastic and colourful DAC...
It's expensive, but if you want a versatile high-end DAC/preamp, this is a worthwhile bet
Best DAC £500-£700, Awards 2014. Effortlessly talented and enjoyable, the M-DAC is still the best product of its kind
The Sony PHA-3AC is a good product, and is worth an audition, but isn’t the class leader we hoped for
There's a lot to like about this retro-looking DAC and headphone amp combo...
Not everyone has £12,000 to spend on a DAC, but the TAD DA-1000 is one of the best money can buy...
The Sound Blaster promises much but fails to shine. It’s a decent performer but is easily bettered by the likes of NAD’s D3020
Worth auditioning at this price, but it needs to deliver more energy and excitement for the full five stars
Best DAC £1200+, Awards 2015. The Hugo delivers hard-to-beat sound quality in an unbelievably small and versatile package