MS just released a fixed-pitch font pack specifically for VS that’s optimized for ClearType. It looks very nice on screen (but doesn’t come through Remote Desktop too well.) If you use VS a bunch and don’t care for Courier New or Lucida Console, check it out here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=22E69AE4-7E40-4807-8A86-B3D36FAB68D3&displaylang=en.