I also have sympathy with this, and said so earlier. IMO it is caused by so many alternative, differing and conflicting opinions on here...all of which are valid in their own way.Paulq said:Spot on.Andrewjvt said:I think this place is making you go round in circles.
Take a step back and decide what functionality you need and don't be overly concerned about the so called hifi technology as this is just a pc basically. If you carry on down this road you will have no money for speakers in a few months time.
There comes a point where you have to stop reading other people's opinions and start listening....that can then help put things in perspective and help decide where in the system money should be spent.