Compromising is good, right? Not exactly. The other night, my wife wanted me to wear my black shoes out to dinner. I was adamant about wearing my brown ones. We compromised, and I wore one of each. Audio gear is no different. Each compromise weakens the overall result. Each penny pinched, each grain of noise

The problem with sound cards.

I stumbled on an article the other day that piqued my curiosity, but I forget what it was about. There were a few comments at the end, and before I knew it, I was reading a debate about the best sounding PC motherboard for gaming. My pick would be the Gigabyte GA-Z170X Gaming G1 board. [Actually,