I don't wanna bust the bank but I don't wanna get the poor kid a turd with shitty viewing angles, either. I don't wanna get him the $100 special if you can't look at it from more than 10 degrees off straight on. That said, the kid doesn't need 144Hz G-Sync to play Minecraft or watch YouTube videos. 1080p at 60Hz with decent viewing angles is really the idea here. Let's set a goal for under $150 brand new with warranty. I might be dreaming on that but let's see.