1. Sennheiser CX 5.00 15

    Sennheiser CX 5.00

    Price as reviewed £69.99
    11 Jul 2015
    Our rating:
    9/10

    Small buds, big sound

  2. Nocs NS500

    Nocs NS500

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

    Smart aluminium earphones with the sound to match

  3. Grado SR60e

    Grado SR60e

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

    The best sounding headphones at £80

  4. PX22

    Turtle Beach PX22

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

    Bag yourself a bargain gaming headset

    Best price
    $82
  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. Sennheiser HD 518

    Sennheiser HD 518

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

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

  8. Cresyn C720H

    Cresyn C720H

    Price as reviewed £65.99
    9 Jun 2011
    Our rating:
    9/10

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

  9. Phonak Audeo PFE 012

    Phonak Audeo PFE 012

    Price as reviewed £79.95
    9 Dec 2010
    Our rating:
    9/10

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

  10. AKG Y50

    AKG Y50

    Price as reviewed £69.00
    30 Jan 2015
    Our rating:
    8/10

    Beats Solo rivals at less than half the price

  11. Sennheiser Momentum In-Ear

    Sennheiser Momentum In-Ear

    Price as reviewed £89.99
    22 Dec 2014
    Our rating:
    8/10

    Earphones with subwoofer-style bass

  12. Griffin WoodTones Over-The-Ear

    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?

  13. WeSC Chambers by RZA Premium

    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?

  14. 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.

  15. NS400 4

    Nocs NS400

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

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