Double whammy! Tuesday + #StPatricksDay = 4-leaf clover Techronym Tuesday! You won't need your lucky charms to decode this weeks Techronyms:
VGA - VGA is Video Graphics Array, which is a standard for a computer's video display controller. It was first introduced with the IBM PS/2 line of computers in 1987. The VGA port on your computer is that familiar, blue 15-pin connector. VGA rules the video display world with its 640x480 resolution. Although capable of higher resolution - all the way up to HD 1080p - the legnth of a VGA cable can quickly reduce the video signal quality.
DVI - DVI is Digital Visual Interface, which is another type of computer video display controller. DVI was introduced in 1999 and was one of the first true digital video interface. It is capable of delivering resolutions up to 1920 x 1200. DVI uses a white colored connector and is still common on some desktop systems. While superior to VGA, DVI was replaced in just a few years with the release of HDMI.
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