Absolutely not. For optimal sound quality, use a good CD rom drive and extract the audio files using EAC (Exact Audio Copy).
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First, I am always leery of "media center" systems. The quality of your digital music experience is directly related to how good the quality of your ripping and (if used) encoding. Poor ripping = poor sound. EAC is the ne-plus-ultra of ripping, and I wouldn't use anything else.
Second, I certainly don't trust Sony, which is a content provider, with giving me a ripper that duplicates--without addition or subtraction--content on a CD. This is the company that surreptiously installed extremely pernicious rootkits on CD buyer's computers without telling them.
ingenius attempt though!
to second eddesilva - do a bit more reading and you will see that the whole benefit of this approach comes from reading packets off the disk using a CD-ROM drive - this is how the jitter is eliminated. And the better news is that it is not real time.
BTW SLIM Devices offers a ripping service