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Top-rated reviews of the week (photos)

Here are a few of CNET Reviews' favorite items from the past week, from the 2012 BMW 328i with its cutting-edge cabin tech to the Dell XPS 13, which could rival the MacBook Air in some areas.

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2012 BMW 328i

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2012 BMW 328i

Editors' rating: 4 out of 5


Starting at $34,900, the 2012 BMW 328i's new four-cylinder engine delivers an excellent combination of power and economy, and handling is superb. Read more.



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Wacom Intuos5

Wacom Intuos5

Editors' rating: 4 out of 5


Starting at $349, the redesigned Wacom Intuos5 fixes some drawbacks in the excellent previous version, plus adds multitouch operation to an already impressive bag of input tricks. Read more.


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Lexar JumpDrive Triton

Lexar JumpDrive Triton

Editors' rating: 4 out of 5


Starting at $53.40, the USB 3.0-based Lexar JumpDrive Triton offers top performance. Read more.


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SanDisk Extreme solid-state drive

SanDisk Extreme solid-state drive

Editors' rating: 3.5 out of 5


Starting at $335, the 2.5-inch SATA 3-based SanDisk Extreme solid-state drive offers great performance and is affordable. Read more.


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JBL SB 300

JBL SB 300

Editors' rating: 3.5 out of 5


Starting at $499, the JBL SB 300 is a plus-size sound bar with excellent sound quality. Read more.


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Sony Vaio SA41FX/BL

Sony Vaio SA41FX/BL

Editors' rating: 3.5 out of 5


Starting at $1,029.99, the Sony Vaio SA41FX/BL has a compact size and plenty of upgrades: dedicated AMD graphics, optional Blu-ray, a fingerprint reader, an HD Webcam, and a high-def 1,600x900-pixel display. Read more.


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2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE

2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE

Editors' rating: 3.5 out of 5


Starting at $27,400, the Entune-powered 2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE offers perhaps the best blend of performance, efficiency, and cabin comfort in Toyota's portfolio of vehicles. Read more.


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Dell XPS 13

Dell XPS 13

Editors' rating: 3.5 out of 5


Starting at $979.99, the Dell XPS 13 packs a 13-inch display into a very small footprint in the XPS 13 ultrabook, making it one of the few slim laptops that actually top the MacBook Air in some areas. Read more.


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Sony Alpha NEX-7

Sony Alpha NEX-7

Editors' rating: 4 out of 5


Starting at $1,599.99, the Sony Alpha NEX-7 delivers excellent raw photo and solid video quality in a package that's beautifully and functionally designed, yet relatively compact. Read more.


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