Hello! Thanks for reading and for the question!

In that price range, it’s a little bit tricky as most of the stuff I’ve reviewed starts around $99, but I’ll do my best!

The two that leap to the top of my mind are the HyperX Cloud Core and the Pioneer SE-MS5T.

In both cases, you’ll have to deal with an attached cable. The Cloud Core has the advantages of doubling as a gaming headset, and of having memory foam in the ear pads. I think they both have a better build than the CB-1.

If you want to go really cheap, the Monoprice 8323 is about as low as you can go, at around 20 bucks. They’re not comfy enough for all-day listening, but at that price it’d be pretty easy to afford some better pads.

Also, in spite of the fact that my pair’s cable broke, the Aurvana Live is also a good choice in the lower price range.

Lastly, I’ll throw in the Sennheiser HD 400 series. The HD 461 and 471 are both decent choices, though they’re not quite as fun to listen to as I wished they were.

The Cloud Core is the closest fit to your criteria. It’s probably the most comfy out of this bunch, and has very good audio quality for the price.

Hope that gives you a good starting point, at least! Good luck in the hunt!

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