Thanks for the Input guys. I will keep these things in mind. The Computer that I am having built won't be the final version, but a platform for modification as I can experiment with various Outputs/PCI Cards/Sampling Rates/and Music Programs. USB 3.0 is backwards compatable with USB 2.0, there is only two Inlets/Outlets along with half a dozen USB 2.0. The ASUS board for USB 3.0 was only $30.00, but I needed an upgraded Motherboard that provided PCI Express sockets. Upgraded Motherboard, upgraded to Windows 7, utilization of USB 3.0 with External Hard Drive equiped with USB 3.0, upgraded to Blue Ray Universal Optical Drive. Will it make any difference to Sound Quality when I rip CD's? Probably not, but it will be a starting point for experimentation. USB is only my first choice for connecting to my Stereo System DAC, but NOT my final choice. Use it for now, save up for PCI Card that Outputs 24/192 in AES/EBU. Still unsure about Switching Mode Power Supply driving PCI Card, I will listen for myself though. Apparently there is a problem with PC controlled Sampling Rate induced jitter via USB, Asynchronous Mode Converter might be preferred. Perhaps Isynchronous will sound good enough. USB is not necessarily my preferred Connector, Manufacturers of USB/SPDIF Converters or USB Input DACS seem reluctant to build their devices robust enough to handle 24/192, atleast they only advertise 24/96 capability. If you throw in the complexity of various competing Music Programs, Sampling Rates, Competing Systems (MAC), various Filing Systems, competing PC Outputs, this is a daunting task indeed. I am indeed going to need that Good Luck that www.lynxstudio offers! USB is just the first thing on my checklist to experiment with and listen for myself. I am not thoroughly pulling the trigger, but I do need a platform to begin listening for myself and making choice decisions about Sound Quality. Let your ears decide, modify and upgrade as you go along. As complex as this thing is, there is not much else one can do. I do appreciate the advice, and will keep it in mind. I still have to contend with those who argue strongly for the alternative. This makes it mandatory that I listen for myself before deciding. I still appreciate the advice though, and will definitely keep it in mind. Would be interesting though, to at least try a USB 3.0/SPDIF or AES/EBU Converter though. I do know of a particular Electronics guy that might be interested in building one. Probably would need another ASUS USB 3.0 Board as Input, but it only costs $30.00. If it doesn't work, I can still use USB 3.0 Inlet/Outlet with an external 3.0 equipted Hard Drive. MAC vs. PC, who knows! I will still continue to keep my options open with PC though.