OK, I own an Esoteric player, but still prefer the EMM Labs gear to both Esoteric and dCs, so I would go with the CDSD se and DAC6e SE.
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I'd imagine all of your "contenders" are stellar.
FWIW, I output a non-upsampling (Burmester 979) transport "16/44" into a Scarlatti DAC via a LessLoss SPDIF digital cable with the DAC extracting clock data from the transport feed. Phenomenal sound. It'll be a long time before I can afford the Scarlatti transport (maybe never), but I'm absolutely thrilled with what I have now.
I will add my 2cents.Obviously everyones taste in sound is somewhat different.I use to have the emm se set never liked it I prefer by far the single unit esoteric x-01 limited to the EMM especially multi channel SACD play back .For two channel SACD playback I prefer the Accuphase dou .Emm is also poorly constructed for the money.As far as two units for CD redbook .I like both the Accuphase 800/801,which sounds great and is very well constructed,as well as the Zanden 2000 transport and the 5000 sig.DAC sounds wonderful but overpriced.