best? likely a First Watt
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Out of your choices, I would probably choose Zamp because of linear power supply and just brute force. Unless you wanted something to manually control volume (instead of using Windows Volume or separate preamp). Otherwise, I would personally go with Sprout because of the sonic signature. Though, Sprout is a swiss army knife of features, which you are paying for in addition to the amp. I know that NAD tends to go on the warm side of things where PS Audio is more neutral/fast. I don’t know of any other options. Peachtree Integrated/DAC? But that’s at least twice your budget.
Maybe check out Temple Audio--class D units handmade from Britain. Very low distortion and stable into low ohms.
I have their monoblocks. Very smooth and detailed.
I'd love to hear your opinions to how their Analog Devices chip implementation compares to all the pricier offering mentioned in your class D thread.