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CNET's editors have found the bookshelf speakers to spend $750 on -- rating: Outstanding -- as well as tempting high-quality headphones and a pair of huge speakers for your home theater. Also this week, the Dell Venue 8 7000 makes "the strongest case yet" for tablet photography, we contemplate an unusual gaming all-in-one, and a corgi-like BMW handles like a greyhound. Check 'em out.

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1 of 8 Sarah Tew/CNET

Atmos-enabled Pioneer all-stars take stand-mount speaker crown

The Pioneer Elite SP-EBS73-LR is, hands down, the very best-sounding bookshelf/surround speaker we've heard in its price class.

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2 of 8 Sarah Tew/CNET

The MSI AG270 is a rare PC gaming all-in-one desktop

Gaming all-in-one desktops are rare, and not for everyone, but the MSI AG270 is a self-contained gaming rig.

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3 of 8 Sarah Tew/CNET

High-end audiophile headphones for a semi-affordable price

If you've always wanted to own a pair of high-end "audiophile" headphones but can't quite justify dropping a grand on them, the superb-sounding HiFiMan HE-400i pair is a good compromise.

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4 of 8 Josh P. Miller/CNET

Dell Venue 8 7000 is a tablet that takes photography seriously

With its powerful 3D camera and strong image editing features, the Dell Venue 8 7000 makes the strongest case yet for tablet photography.

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5 of 8 Wayne Cunningham/CNET

Pudgy X4 embodies BMW driving character

The 2015 BMW X4's odd design may narrow its appeal, but it holds up the BMW reputation for excellent handling, and its dashboard electronics include the widest range of connected features in the business.

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6 of 8 Sarah Tew/CNET

Apple's most affordable Mac

While the Mac Mini's sealed-case limitations will turn off power users, Apple's least expensive Mac delivers a solid OS X experience in a compact box with similar performance to the entry-level MacBook Air and iMac models.

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7 of 8 Sarah Tew/CNET

Huge PSB Imagine X2T speakers sound great all around

The PSB Imagine X2T delivers big-speaker sound, ideal for full-throttle home-theater thrills, without sacrificing refinement when reproducing music.

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8 of 8 Antuan Goodwin/CNET

Bracketron Earth Elements in-car mounts hold your smartphone with the magic of magnets

The Bracketron E2 series of magnetic smartphone cradles is a secure, convenient and universal mounting option that is best suited to drivers who regularly carry their smartphone in a case.

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