Haven't tried any other socks on this site. These socks I can say allow your feet to breath and not get super sweaty or stuffy. It's pretty incredible because I have never had a sock while on duty (I am a L.E.O. in New Haven, C.T.) that hasn't made my feet feel uncomfortable after an eight hour or more shift. These socks are of great quality. They haven't shrunk any and they still feel brand new every time I put them on. I am truly impressed.