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The Evolution Of Graphics Cards

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Graphics cards have come a long way since IBM introduced the very first one in 1981. Called a Monochrome Display Adapter (MDA), the card supplied text-only screens of white or green text on a black display. The minimum benchmark for new video cards is Video Graphics Array (VGA), which allows 256 colors. With high-performance standards like Quantum Extended Graphics Array (QXGA), video cards can display millions of colors at resolutions of around 2040 x 1536[…..]