I am going to extend the article about the myth of the audio engine as demonstrated by contradictory forum posts. Every DAW on the planet gets a stream of posts in its forums (or other forums) with people saying they just tried some other platform and it sounds better.
If you have links to these conversations please drop them in this thread.
These two sum up our assessment of the situation:
Audio Myths and DAW Wars
Digital Audio Quality
Let the DAW Wars begin below...
Ableton forums - Reason 4 and Ableton 8
Cubase forum - Cubase sound quality
Future Producers - Cubase vs FL Studio
KVR - Live vs Logic Audio Quality
Avid Community - Reaper vs Pro Tools
Avid Community - Pro Tools vs ROW
Avid Community - Protools vs ROW etc
KVR - FL Studio vs MuLabs
Ableton forums - Customers ponder audio quality of Ableton Live
Future Producers forums - Ableton Live audio quality
Cubase forums - ProTools is cleaner than Cubase
KVR - Cubase is cleaner than Ableton Live
Apples answer to 64 bit advantage...no mention of audio quality
KVR - Ableton live 8 vs Presonus S1 pro
Cakewalk forums - Sonar X1 sound quality issues
KVR - Ableton Live sounds louder than Logic Pro 9
KVR - Reason's sound is not commercial
KVR - Does Pro Tools Sound Better