Well this is the topic that has encouraged me to join Audiophile Style.
Wonder if you could help a newbie like me with some advice. Here is where I am so far:
My system is an old Freecom NAS ethernet connected to a Wi-Fi router over Wi-Fi to a Bluesound Node 2i, optical into an upgraded Beresford Caiman 2 DAC, feeding either a DIY 300B SET amplifiers into loudspeakers, or a Schiit Asgard 3 into Audeze headphones.
However when listening to files directly placed directly on my gaming rig - AMD Ryzen 5 1600X on a ASUS ROG STRIX B450-F motherboard and 16GB of d