audiophile sound on FreeBSD ?

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at
Tue Apr 24 18:09:37 UTC 2018

On Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:33:08 +0200, AikiZen wrote:
>It's a laptop, no possible to change sound card...

Most likely any elCheapo prosumer USB class compliant audio device
provides far better audio quality, than any onboard audio device.

This is a prosumer class compliant audio device:

It much likely sounds thousand times better, than an onbaord device.

This is a professional class compliant USB audio device:

It for sure does sound thousand times better than a prosumer audio

I don't know your definition of "audiophile", but if you want
professional sound you need to use a professional device, that apart
from the converters also provides a far better analog domain.

Btw. an "audio CD" already provides not that good audio quality. What
you need for high end audio quality are 48 KHz, btw. anything higher
than 48 KHz gains you nothing, to the contrary, not matching pass
filters could make the sound less good and at very high sample rates,
the energy does increase, this means the noise floor does increase.

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