Best headphones for under $100

Looking for affordable headphones that sound really good for the money? Here are CNET's top picks.

The Noontec Zoro HD: A bona fide audiophile headphone for $99.95. Sarah Tew/CNET

Headphones are among the most popular products on CNET, and, not surprisingly, many of you are looking for a pair that delivers a lot of bang for the buck.

With that in mind, I've put together a list of our favorite headphones that offer good -- and sometimes excellent -- performance for the money. It's a bit of a hodgepodge of products, with a mix of in-ear, on-ear, and over-the-ear headphones, and even a few Bluetooth models.

Since there are literally thousands of models available, we've most likely missed some great deals, but we're determined to find as many headphone bargains as we can, so feel free to offer up your own nominations in the comments section below. We'll be reviewing additional headphones throughout the year and will be updating this list as we go along.

Click on an image to see the top picks.

Editors' note: Updated May 14, 2013, with three new headphones.
 

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