Best DACs 2023

Product of the year

Best DAC £300-£1000

Best DAC £300-£1000 What Hi-Fi? Awards 2023

Chord Mojo 2

The Mojo 2 is still the best DAC at this price point 

Best buys

Best DAC under £200

Best DAC under £200 What Hi-Fi? Awards 2023

iFi Zen DAC V2

The iFi Zen DAC V2 remains one of the best ways to upgrade your desktop headphone system

Best DAC £200-£300

Best DAC £200-£300 What Hi-Fi? Awards 2023

AudioQuest DragonFly Cobalt

A dinky USB DAC that's still best in class

Best DAC over £1000

Best DAC over £1000 What Hi-Fi? Awards 2023

Chord Qutest

This superb Chord DAC remains the benchmark for the premium market

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