I have over 40 years in Audio as well as owning a Audio store
I have owned pretty much 90% of most designs out there .
a cd was great in its day ,but today Waay outdated .
a disc wobbles even a small amount ,is magnified and error correction needs to work on correction error correction .
It’s ok for CDs thst are out of print , I burned mine to a hard drive
DB Poweramp is a great way to accurately copy your discs to hard drive . The key is getting everythung done correctly with great streaming . I just purchased a Bricasti M3 very good buy having both in the same chassis with optional Roon
Ethernet card ,before connecting Ethernet cable ,BTW I use
certified cat6 cables made by Beldon used in top studios blue jeans cables sell it very good cost effective Ethernet , and
Uptone audio, Ether regen ,which totally makes a New clean digital signal right before it goes into the streamer . Use very high quality power cords , dedicated line I use a 4 wire dual ground
one common, the other insulated,isolated ground , awg10 ,
20 amp dedicated circuits are essential, Gold plated Copper AC outlets . It sounds like a lot but done over time , you can hear the difference with a very good dac, and high quality streamer any short cuts your audio will suffer ,it sounds very natural and better then using a usb cable for sure and superior to cd ,clear and pure.