I'm looking to upgrade my system and have a maximum budget of $2000USD. My current system consists of the following:
Source: Sony SCD-C555ES
Pre-Amp: Aragon 18MKII
Amp: 2X Emotiva UPA-1 monoblock amps
Speakers: NHT Classic 3
interconnects: Kimber PBJ
Speaker Cable: 1990 vintage Audioquest.
Been thinking about new speakers or a DAC. Benchmark DAC1 HDR or Dynaudio Excite X12. As a music lover, but noob when it comes to gear, I'm looking for advice. Thinking the Benchmark would be a great way to listen to high-rez files from HD Tracks, etc....