1. Nocs NS500

    Price as reviewed £59.00
    31 Oct 2014
    Our rating:
    9/10

    Smart aluminium earphones with the sound to match

  2. Grado SR60e

    Price as reviewed £79.95
    4 Aug 2014
    Our rating:
    9/10

    The best sounding headphones at £80

  3. PX22

    Turtle Beach PX22

    Price as reviewed £69.99
    27 Dec 2013
    Our rating:
    9/10

    Bag yourself a bargain gaming headset

    Best price
    $63
  4. Audio Technica

    Audio Technica CKX9is Sonic Fuel

    Price as reviewed £68.77
    2 Dec 2013
    Our rating:
    9/10

    Earphones with great sound at a sensible price

  5. AKG K451 4

    AKG K451

    Price as reviewed £53.49
    28 Feb 2013
    Our rating:
    9/10

    A much cheaper, subtler alternative to the Beats Solo HD headphones.

  6. Sennheiser HD 518

    Price as reviewed £84.01
    9 Nov 2011
    Our rating:
    9/10

    The cheapest Sennheiser circumaural HD-series model is a winner.

  7. Cresyn C720H

    Price as reviewed £65.99
    8 Apr 2014
    Our rating:
    9/10

    The Cresyn C720h are the best closed-back 'phones you can get at the price.

  8. Phonak Audeo PFE 012

    Price as reviewed £79.95
    9 Feb 2012
    Our rating:
    9/10

    Phonak gives its PFE 112 earphones a bassier tone and a lower price.

  9. Griffin WoodTones Over-The-Ear

    Price as reviewed £79.99
    30 Dec 2013
    Our rating:
    8/10

    Does wood make these headphones better than the rest?

  10. WeSC Chambers by RZA Premium

    Price as reviewed £78.50
    8 Jul 2013
    Our rating:
    8/10

    £200 active noise cancelling headphones for £80? Bargain, much?

  11. Sony MDR-V55 15

    Sony MDR-V55

    Price as reviewed £51.25
    1 Oct 2012
    Our rating:
    8/10

    DJ headphones with bassy sound that won't offend the audio purists. Much.

  12. NS400 4

    Nocs NS400

    Price as reviewed £69.95
    3 Apr 2012
    Our rating:
    8/10

    Great sub-£70 in-ear headphones made with titanium… and love.

  13. Lindy Premium Hi-Fi

    Price as reviewed £74.99
    27 Mar 2012
    Our rating:
    8/10

    Big headphones for, erm, big music fans. Or people with big ears.

  14. Sony MDR-ZX700

    Price as reviewed £61.61
    23 Aug 2011
    Our rating:
    8/10

    Headphones that perform on a work commute just as well as at home in front of the box.

  15. Shure SE215

    Price as reviewed £85.11
    13 Nov 2014
    Our rating:
    8/10

    They look like the top-end SE535, but can they compete on sound?