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post #1 of 5 Old 06-15-2014, 01:48 AM - Thread Starter
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Best Foobar settings for 2ch audio

Hi all,

I am intending to use an Intel NUC pc with windows 8.1 as an audio playback device, via a USB soundcard. I just wanted some simple suggestions around how to achieve best music quality.

After trying most software, I have decided Foobar suits me best, so my questions are:

* Is there any need to use additional output components such as WASAPI when using Windows 8.1?
* All I need to do is pass SPDIF audio via USB from the PC to my Denon AV receiver, is there any need to spend much on the USB interface, given I will not be using any DAC (the Denon will do that). Any suggestions for a good quality USB device?
* I hope to playback high resolution audio files, mainly 24/96 flac, any suggestions on how to best setup Foobar for this?

Many thanks for any help.
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There are many tutorials on this subject. Here is one:

http://www.whathifi.com/forum/comput...-to-use-wasapi

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Is it possible to bit stream DSD files through HDMI? I'm only able to listen to them via PCM. I searched all over trying to find this answer and tried a bunch of tutorials, but can't seem to get it to work.
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