doing it that way would give you great sound quality. There are a few here on the board that have done this. One is using an alpine unit. I think there are still some draw backs to doing it this way if I remember correctly. Stuff like getting xmpcr audio to go through the PC in digital form for volume control and then to the DAC.
The following would be fine because they are already digital or support digital exstraction:
These would have problems because they only have analog outputs:
If I left anything out of either section please let me know and I will update it. Maybe we could start to work on ways to correct these problems.
I would LOVE to do mine this way but have not seen a way to make every thing work through it.
If anyone know how to do this let me know please!!!