Is their such thing? I kind of want one but if it was external it would make me more happy so I can switch off using it with multiple computers and laptops easily. If so how is the quality?
Originally Posted by 3dfxvoodoo
Originally Posted by pistons50
My laptop wont have 64bit but my comp has 64bt win 7 and I have 6gb of ram. So I will have problems with that?
Originally Posted by Maytan
I've got to ask, what do you find wrong with a USB DAC? If anything I'd go Optical after USB.
Originally Posted by Ecchi-BANZAII!!!
God, do I have to go over this again?
USB is like a network hub (infact it even says it in the device manager for those that didn't already realize this), and hubs can only send ONE package at a time.
That means that you can only have one thing sent at a time on those USB buses.
So if you use USB mouse, USB keyboard, USB harddrive (external) and then you want to use a device that is meant to be continuous along with these?
So you know use a device that runs at 1/4 of it's speed since it is now in queue with other devices mentioned above.
That's why Firewire is better.
Not only is it better since it's less occupied with other devices but it also has more power and can power up the device without external power source if you use FireWire 800 and if the device isn't a complete studio device of course.