Swiss-made Orpheus Labs
new Absolute Mediaserver (€18,000) houses a 4th-gen Intel i3 processor, up to 4TB of memory, and supports PCM playback up to 32/384 and DSD using 8x ESS Sabre 32 DACs per channel. There's 4TB of HDD internal storage as well as a SSD for the OS, and you can rip your CDs or play them from the front mounted CD/DVD/Blueray slot drive. File formats supported include DSF, DIFF, FLAC, ALAC, WAV, AIFF, AAC, MP2, MP3, AAC, Vorbis, AC#, DTS, and WAV while supported video formats include MPEG-1/2/4, AVI, WMV, ASF, FLV, MKV, MOV, MP4, M4A, AAC, and OGG. There are 5 digital inputs (2x Toslink, 2x Coax, 1x AES/EBU) and 4 analog inputs (2x XLR, 2x RCA). That 7" (1280 x 800) display is 4K movie-ready quality and Orpheus provides a free iOS or Android app for remote control.