It really depends what you're looking for. I've seen some dacs with shitty usb go from mediocre to much less sucky, especially with old...
The beaver didn't press charges? Or maybe they agreed on a settlement ?
This is true and why you should always listen to things yourself. Don’t buy blind; you will get burned eventually.
Depends if they were good or not.
How difficult is it to just ignore others' pov and enjoy your stuff ?
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