Lenovo’s latest cheap gaming PC sports a surprising legacy biz tech – from the 1980’s

Lenovo’s latest LOQ gaming PC, the Tower 17IRB8, features a port that was a favorite amongst businesses, the venerable VGA port. Yes, a gaming PC, launched in March 2023, has a connector that was released in 1987 when a resolution of 640 x 480 pixels was considered bleeding edge. 

As a legacy port, Video Graphics Array is still popular with businesses and organizations of all sizes for a number of reasons, mostly to do with the adage, if it ain’t broke, don’t try to fix it. There’s no reliable data available but there are still thousands of working CRT or LCD monitors and business projectors that have a VGA connector (and still a 4:3 aspect ratio), up to a resolution of 2048×1536 pixels.

Source: www.techradar.com