PCs Glossary: V

versatile port: The term for the original PC’s serial port.

VGA: Video Gate Array; a name used to describe graphics adapters.

video card: The circuitry that controls the image appearing on the monitor’s screen; also known as a graphics adapter.

Video/VGA port: The I/O port where you plug in your monitor.

Vista: The most recent version of the Windows operating system.

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