I'm a Hifi person, not a headfi.
Went down to the shops to A/B the following DACs.
2) Musical Fidelity M1
The current DAC that I'm using is 3x less than the Benchmark and it holds pretty well as compared the three of them. I would say the sound is slightly different, separation is lightly better. The worst is 2), my current DAC beats it flay.
I don't think it's value for money with respect to the DAC that I'm using. Hence, I decided to save the $ and mod the hell out of my current DAC.
Anyone feels the same ?