From my actual experience when listening in both ipod classic 160G (7th gen) vs ipod video 60G (5th gen), the ipod video 60G (5th gen) sounds slightly better especially more detail separation and wider sound stage.
Ipod 5th with Wolfson DAC chip
Ipod 7th with Cirrus Logic DAC chip
And the instruments are more separated... But the thing that makes the Wolfson dac equipped pmps is that the sound is way warmer, to me the difference is way noticeable. But hey maybe it's just me.. I still prefer valve equipped amps due to the same reason, more warm natural sound..
And no, I'm no fan boy (or men cause I'm getting old).
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