audiophile sound on FreeBSD ?

AikiZen aikizen at
Wed Apr 25 19:51:46 UTC 2018

and thank all for your reply, i read with care.

I have this usb audio
card :

It's the good card ?
In my home i have an kenwood audio amplifier with good speaker.

I will encode my CD under FLAC audio codec, it's the good way ?
Where good configuration for FLAC encode ?

Take care,

Le Tue, 24 Apr 2018 20:09:24 +0200,
Ralf Mardorf via freebsd-questions <freebsd-questions at> a
écrit :

> 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
> device.
> 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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