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SunRa 7th November 2010 03:32 PM

USB 3.0 Dac
 
Any idea what chip is the usb 3.0 dac below using?

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qusp 7th November 2010 03:58 PM

something utterly unnecessary and they are also full of ****, they are confused. USB full speed is 12mbs AKA USB 1.1 while USB 2.0 is capable of 480mbs (which is what they are saying usb 3.0 is capable of) and USB 3.0 is much faster than that again and requires a pretty hardcore multicore cable, but USB 2.0 is already far more than is needed for even 32bit 384khz audio

analog_sa 7th November 2010 04:00 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SunRa (Post 2357284)
Any idea what chip is the usb 3.0 dac below using?


They are not. The marketing department must have been confused or too enthusiastic.

SunRa 7th November 2010 09:41 PM

I didn't pay attention to the claimed transfer rates, you guys are right, 480Mb is usb 2.0. In fact the specs are confirming usb 2.0 ports.


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