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DSD vs PCM competition leads to many disputes around. These formats are not so different as seems as discussed here. Read about some myths and its technical explanation.
If reconsider some of the common myths or opinions of DSD and PCM we have 3 we would like to focus on:
- DSD can be considered as format superior in audio quality than PCM.