1. Shure SE425

    Shure SE425

    Price as reviewed £241.59
    21 Mar 2011
    Our rating:
    9/10

    Detachable cables may be the major upgrade for the SE425s over their predecessors, but they don't just rely on gimmicks to impress.

    Best price
    $299
  2. Bowers & Wilkins P5 Headphones

    Bowers & Wilkins P5 Headphones

    Price as reviewed £249.95
    26 Apr 2010
    Our rating:
    9/10

    The B&W P5 headphones aren't cheap, but you definitely get what you pay for.

  3. Denon AH-D2000 Headphones

    Denon AH-D2000 Headphones

    Price as reviewed £249.00
    20 Sep 2008
    Our rating:
    9/10

    Listen to your music through Denon's AH-D2000 headphones and we reckon you'll be smiling.

  4. Ultimate Ears triple.fi 10 Pro Earphones

    Ultimate Ears triple.fi 10 Pro Earphones

    Price as reviewed £229.99
    20 Apr 2007
    Our rating:
    9/10

    Triple driver technology, awesome sound quality and a great price!

  5. QuietComfort Qc25

    Bose QuietComfort 25

    Price as reviewed £269.99
    24 Aug 2015
    Our rating:
    8/10

    They call him the silencer

    Best price
    $299
  6. MDR-1ABT 17

    Sony MDR-1ABT

    Price as reviewed £299.99
    19 Jun 2015
    Our rating:
    8/10

    Wireless headphones for those with big money to spend

  7. Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 On-ear

    Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 On-ear

    Price as reviewed £169.00
    14 Apr 2015
    Our rating:
    8/10

    Beats Solo 2, you've been beaten

  8. Sony MDR-1A

    Sony MDR-1A

    Price as reviewed £169.99
    20 Jan 2015
    Our rating:
    8/10

    Classy headphones that undercut the opposition

  9. Audiofly AF140

    Audiofly AF140

    Price as reviewed £249.99
    5 Dec 2014
    Our rating:
    8/10

    Honey-glazed triple-driver earphones

  10. Philips Fidelio M2BT

    Philips Fidelio M2BT

    Price as reviewed £179.99
    14 Nov 2014
    Our rating:
    8/10

    Bluetooth headphones for those after true hi-fi sound

  11. Plantronics BackBeat Pro

    Plantronics BackBeat PRO

    Price as reviewed £175.00
    11 Nov 2014
    Our rating:
    8/10

    Wireless, noise-cancelling and with 24-hour battery life – most impressive

  12. Focal Spirit Classic 3

    Focal Spirit Classic

    Price as reviewed £299.99
    30 Jun 2014
    Our rating:
    8/10

    Classy headphones for real music fans

  13. SteelSeries H Wireless

    SteelSeries H Wireless

    Price as reviewed £229.00
    1 May 2014
    Our rating:
    8/10

    Could this be the ultimate gaming headset?

  14. Audio Technica SonicFuel ATH-OX7AMP

    Audio Technica SonicFuel ATH-OX7AMP

    Price as reviewed £199.99
    1 Apr 2014
    Our rating:
    8/10

    Hard-hitting headphones with an inbuilt amp

  15. Sennheiser G4ME One 2

    Sennheiser G4ME One

    Price as reviewed £189.99
    24 Mar 2014
    Our rating:
    8/10

    Great audio performance in a good-looking package