Definitions for "Video adapter"
An expansion card that permits graphics to be displayed on an analog computer.  Generally, video adapters have their own BIOS, some memory to serve as the frame buffer and a RAMDAC.
An expansion card that plugs into one of your PC's expansion slots, allowing your software and your PC's monitor to talk with each other.
A board that plugs into a personal computer to give it display capabilities. The display capabilities of a computer, however, depend on both the logical circuitry (provided in the video adapter) and the display monitor. A monochrome monitor, for example, cannot display colors no matter how powerful the video adapter.
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See video controller.