There will be a time where Times New Roman will be a niche typeface due to it falling into disuse. Agree or disagree? It's pretty much sitting there as the browser default font these days, as everything else migrated away from it.
This is Verdana, a font optimized for screen use. A lot of hours have been spent on hinting the font at various interface sizes. This font should render beautifully even if your rendering technology and display technology is not optimal. This is Maven Pro. While it does have a distinct aesthetic advantage, it suffers from lack of any real amount of hinting, especially at smaller sizes. Although it still looks fine, note the reduced contrast.
Not all fonts are optimized for small point sizes on a low resolution screen, which is common on computer monitors. Hinting is integral, as well as sub-pixel anti-aliasing. This font refuses to gray out under DirectWrite. Not all fonts are optimized for small point sizes on a low resolution screen, which is common on computer monitors. Hinting is integral, as well as sub-pixel anti-aliasing. This font can gray out under DirectWrite.
This font will probably join the Generic Font camp sooner or later, joining Arial and Times new Roman. This font, however, has the pelicular quality unlike these two fonts: this font doesn't make people cringe.