Originally Posted by lordikon
Anti-aliasing, it would work fine to solve this issue and is cheaper than quadrupling the pixel-count of a monitor that is already very sharp.
Anti-aliasing does nothing to solve the problem of my computer not displaying as much detail as I can see.
I think it's a good idea to push for higher resolution sooner rather than later because this is one of those things you only have to do once. Think about it, computers (for the foreseeable future) will always be getting faster, but you only have to push pixel density to 300 DPI once. There is a physical limit to the usable pixel density on a monitor at a given size, and right now we aren't anywhere near that number.
If you want to make "the perfect 24" monitor", 300DPI would be on the list of specs (well, 350 if it was made for me). We can do that right now! What are we waiting for? You will say "computers aren't fast enough" but that's not true, computers are more than fast enough, you just have to split resources a little differently from the way they are now. The saying "buy the best and only cry once" comes to mind. The amount of processing power needed to run a 20 megapixel monitor will never go up, you can keep that as a gold standard and then everyone can safely focus on other things knowing that you will never again have to increase screen resolution by an order of magnitude like we should be doing right now.