Have you considered an Intel Nuc?
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As for me, I only tried to use Spotify music on Chromebook via the USB stick. And to do that, I use the Spotify Converter and refer to the post from https://www.drmare.com/spotify-music/get-spotify-on-chromebook.html and then I can easily get Spotify for offline listening on my Chromebook.
To stream Spotify to the integrated amp via DAC, you can get help from AudFree Spotify Song Downloader, which can download and convert Spotify songs as local files. And then you can directly use the USB stick to stream Spotify to the integrated AMP via the DAC. No need to use a laptop and don't need to care about the sound output of your computer.