DAC Comparison

Schiit Gungnir vs Chord Qutest

Schiit Gungnir

True Multibit or delta-sigma? Yes. With Gungnir, you have the flexibility to choose between affordable delta-sigma performance, or Schiit’s own True Multibit architecture with medical-grade D/A converters and a unique time- and frequency-domain optimized digital filter. Both versions offer excellent performance for a moderate price—as well as the comfort of completely upgradable, modular design.

$899.00 MSRP

Chord Qutest

Qutest is a standalone DAC whose performance belies its compact dimensions. With DAC architecture based on the award-winning Hugo 2, Qutest offers class-leading digital conversion.

$1,695.00 MSRP
Features
Physical Dimensions
Mass

770 gram

Power

AC 115v

AC 230v

Micro USB

Input/Output
Inputs

BNC S/PDIF

Coaxial S/PDIF

TOSLINK S/PDIF

USB-B

BNC S/PDIF

TOSLINK S/PDIF

USB-B

Outputs

Balanced 3-pin XLR

RCA

RCA

Audio
Sample Rate

24 bit / 192 kHz

32 bit / 768 kHz

Frequency Response

20 Hz - 20 kHz

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