There are many threads dealing with the tube vs. solid state decision, also several dealing with the Aune, and all other dacs, amps, cards for computers and almost anything you can imagine on head fi. You may want to research this further on those threads, the risk is in the huge amount of information which could have you reading for months! For many of us, that's part of the fun.
I got my Aune T1 through Amazon but it came from China and took about 5 weeks to arrive. eBay has these and many other choices for a wide number of prices (some with free postage, as did mine) some with surprisingly high postage.
Good luck in your search.
I'll be looking around for those. My only concern now is that while I do want something primarily for music I am a gamer so would an Aune T1 still be a good choice or should I look into other options?
Edited by LegendX48 - 6/5/13 at 1:19pm