color graphics adapter

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Color Graphics Adapter definition

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(CGA) One of IBM's earliest hardware video display standards for use in IBM PCs. CGA can display 80*25 or 40*25 text in 16 colors, 640*200 pixels of graphics in two colors or 320*200 in four colors (IBM PC video modes 0-6). It is now obsolete.
(1995-11-11)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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