Skip to main content

Best DACs 2014

Product of the year

Up to £300

AudioQuest DragonFly v1.2

"The original DragonFly blew us away, but the v1.2 takes performance to a whole new level and at a great price!"

Best buys


Chord Chordette QuteEX

"Chord has achieved some rave reviews for its latest DACs, and the QuteEX is another one to add the list."


Arcam irDAC

"A brilliantly talented DAC with bags of sonic appeal. None of its direct rivals get close to matching its performance."


Audiolab M-DAC

"The M-DAC raises the performance bar even higher, with a solid build, high-res audio support and superb sound."


Chord Hugo

Best DAC £1000+, Awards 2016. The Hugo delivers hard-to-beat sound quality in an unbelievably small and versatile package