TOPPING D90SE vs D90 Comparison Chart

Now that the TOPPING D90SE is available, you're probably wondering how it stacks up to its predecessor, the D90. Take a look at our side-by-side comparison below to see how they're similar and how the D90SE bests its former model.

TOPPING D90 DAC

TOPPING D90SE DAC

Price

$749.99 USD (Standard)

$849.99 USD (MQA)

$899

Dimensions

8.74 x 6.3 x 1.77"

4.5 x 22.2 x 16 (cm)

8.7 x 6.2 x 1.7"

22.2 x 16 x 4.5cm

Weight

6.6 (lbs)

2.9 (kg)

6.6lbs

2.9kg

D/A Chip

AKM AK4499EQ

ESS SABRE ES9038PRO

Inputs

  • USB
  • IIS LVDS (HDMI)
  • Optical
  • Coaxial SPDIF
  • AES/EBU
  • Bluetooth
  • USB
  • IIS
  • Optical
  • Coaxial
  • AES
  • Bluetooth

Outputs

  • Balanced XLR
  • Single Ended RCA
  • Balanced XLR
  • Single Ended RCA

Bluetooth

  • aptX HD
  • LDAC
  • 5.0

  • AAC
  • SBC
  • APTX
  • APTX LL
  • APTX HD
  • LDAC
  • 5.0

USB Interface

  • XMOS XU208 (Standard)
  • XMOS XU216 (MQA)
  • XMOS XU216

Sampling Rates

USB: PCM up to 32bit,768kHz / Native DSD up to DSD512 / DSD DoP up to DSD256


IIS: PCM up to 32bit,768kHz / DSD up to DSD512


Coaxial, Optical, AES: PCM up to 24bit 192kHz

USB: PCM up to 32bit,768kHz / Native DSD up to DSD512 / DSD DoP up to DSD256


IIS: PCM up to 32bit,768kHz / DSD up to DSD1024


Coaxial, Optical, AES: PCM up to 24bit 192kHz, DSD (DOP) DSD64

Dynamic Range

128 dB @1kHz 134dB @1kHz

THD+N

<0.00015% <0.00005%

SNR

127dB @1kHz 134dB @1kHz

Crosstalk

-141dB @1kHz -139dB @1kHz