Video Graphics Adapter ⇝
Video Graphics Array
(hardware) (VGA) A display standard for IBM PCs, with 640 x 480 pixels in 16 colours and a 4:3 aspect ratio. There is also a text mode with 720 x 400 pixels.
IBM technical references define the *product name* of their original VGA display board as "Video Graphics Array", in contrast to the preceding boards, the "Color Graphics Adapter
" (CGA) and "Enhanced Graphics Adapter
See also Super Video Graphics Adapter
Last updated: 1995-01-12