I have the Creative HS1200 which is less than $100. The sound is very good, the microphone is OK, and they are comfortable unless you are wearing glasses. They aren't DJ-style, ear-cup, but rather some sort of hybrid between that and a smaller build, so that the cup rests on top of the ear itself. As I said they ARE comfortable and the sound is good, they have very good range also. But, given that the ear cups rest on the ear itself, wearing glasses sandwiches your ears somewhat and they get uncomfortable after a few hours.