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  1. Raimei Templar liked bboris77's post in the thread Topping DACs?.

    I tend to agree in principle but I have to say that the quality of materials and finishing is top notch on my D70. The paint finish is...

    May 26, 2020 at 3:54 AM
  2. Raimei Templar liked coatessey's post in the thread Massdrop x THX AAA 789.

    I haven’t heard the Asgard 3 yet, however it is certainly on my list. I also can’t speak to the 789 (I am almost wondering why I am...

    May 25, 2020 at 7:37 PM
  3. Raimei Templar liked purr1n's post in the thread Massdrop x THX AAA 789.

    If you like the sound of Asgard 3, the 789 is going to sound awfully cool, clinical, flat, and boring. These two amps are very different...

    May 25, 2020 at 7:37 PM
  4. Raimei Templar liked Baten's post in the thread Massdrop x THX AAA 789.

    If you want a super inoffensive, dull sound with above average head-stage the 789 is just that. The Asgard 3 should sound a good bit...

    May 25, 2020 at 3:45 PM
  5. Raimei Templar liked Serious's post in the thread Entry-level USB Audio Interface comparison.

    First up, pardon if this is the wrong subforum to post it. At first I was going to post it as a reply to my post in the all purpose...

    May 25, 2020 at 4:57 AM
  6. Raimei Templar liked Vtory's post in the thread Topping DACs?.

    @klyrish Gear or manufacturer criticisms don't mean you're stigmatized. Don't respond silly. If you like your gears, feel free to keep...

    May 23, 2020 at 5:55 AM
  7. Raimei Templar liked purr1n's post in the thread Topping D70 DAC Review and Measurements - Stream of Consciousness.

    is Bob Stuart's friend and will support everything he does including MQA. The difference between me and Atkinson is that I tell my...

    May 22, 2020
  8. Raimei Templar replied to the thread Topping D70 DAC Review and Measurements - Stream of Consciousness.

    Absolutely, gets even more complicated when dealing with things like Ryzen CPUs where part of the performance of the CPUs tied to your...

    May 22, 2020
  9. Raimei Templar liked RedFuneral's post in the thread Topping D70 DAC Review and Measurements - Stream of Consciousness.

    Small tangent: The problem is perhaps worse with computer hardware. If you're using VR or a high-refresh rate monitor you're going to...

    May 22, 2020
  10. Raimei Templar liked Senorx12562's post in the thread Topping DACs?.

    Gungnir MB>NOS>Topping seems an unusual path to enlightenment.

    May 22, 2020
  11. Raimei Templar liked purr1n's post in the thread Topping DACs?.

    What you describe is the very essence of "Chi-Fi". I am not against products designed in China or made in China, but it's these annoying...

    May 22, 2020
  12. Raimei Templar liked RedFuneral's post in the thread Topping DACs?.

    It should be noted that SMSL/Topping don't just have issues regarding sound quality. I'm someone who at times likes bright, dry,...

    May 22, 2020
  13. Raimei Templar liked Vtory's post in the thread Topping DACs?.

    I still kinda like that review (didn't read the full text though). At least the reviewer did hear and try to deliver subject impressions...

    May 22, 2020
  14. Raimei Templar replied to the thread Topping DACs?.

    That review is an example of why I always tell people to just find and replace the word neutral with the phrase "sound that I like" as...

    May 22, 2020
  15. Raimei Templar liked Baten's post in the thread Topping DACs?.

    The D90 is a supremely linear DAC that provides a reference guided signature, that is only flawed by its cold vocals, and missing...

    May 22, 2020