Ripping some CD's, should I oversample?
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Well recently having switched from listening to a cd player to listening through a DAC, i've been ripping a lot of cd's lately. I know that cd's are 16/44.1, but i was wondering if there are any benefits/negatives to oversampling while ripping.
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Well recently having switched from listening to a cd player to listening through a DAC, i've been ripping a lot of cd's lately. I know that cd's are 16/44.1, but i was wondering if there are any benefits/negatives to oversampling while ripping.
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No, you shouldn't resample, most decent dacs have their internal resampling routines, if you really feel the need to resample, plenty of players can do it on-the-fly, resampling during the ripping phase is just wasting hard drive space and you'll regret not keeping an original set of rips.
 
 
 
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Ok, thanks. And wow, that article in your signature (third one down) was really eye-opening. I think i need to rethink some things now...
 
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I really like that that article, it's technically accurate and very understandable for the layman.
 
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