MSI launches A520 motherboard line up with exclusive features, specification-

On August 18, 2020, Many brands introduce her latest motherboard A520 boards with Entry-Level Options for AMD processors like AsRock, Asus, BiostarGigabyte, and Msi.
Recently Msi also introducing her latest motherboard A520 lineup. Msi is the motherBoard Manufacturers, and also Manufacturering graphics cards, and peripherals.
The AMD launched Ryzen Desktop Processors with AM4 platform, MSI has occupied the market with its AM4 motherboards. This value for money motherboard joins the AMD 500 series motherboards (x570, and B550) family. The AMD X570 chipset motherboard and AMD B550 chipset motherboard support PCIe 4.0 but The New A520 series motherboard support PCIe 3.0. The new MSI A520 motherboards are the successor of the A320 motherboard, which does not support PCIe 4.0 and upgrades all PCIe 2.0 lanes to PCIe 3.0. This New motherboard support of 7nm 3rd Gen Ryzen desktop processors and upcoming AMD Ryzen 4000 G-series processors ( APUs ), MSI A520 Motherboard is the best choice for Ryzen 3 and Ryzen 3 PRO processors.
Together with the AM4 AMD Ryzen processors, MSI offers an A520 board lineup from MAG Series to PRO Series motherboard. Msi Introducing MAG A520M VECTOR WIFI, A520M PRO, A520M-A PRO, A520M PRO-C DASH variants of the new A520 motherboard lineup.

Specification of Msi A520 motherbords-

Processor Support

Support 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Desktop Processors and AMD Ryzen™ 4000 G-Series Desktop Processors

CHIPSET

AMD A520 Chipset

MEMORY

  • 2x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 64GB 1
    • Supports DDR4 1866/ 2133/ 2400/ 2667/ 2800/ 2933/ 3000/ 3066/ 3200 MHz by JEDEC
  • Supports DDR4 2667/ 2800 /2933 /3000 /3066 /3200 /3466 /3600/ 3733 /3866 /4000 /4133 /4266 /4400/ 4600+ MHz by A-XMP OC MODE
      • 1DPC 1R max speed 4600 MHz
    • 1DPC 2R max speed 3866 MHz
  • Dual-channel memory architecture
  • Supports non-ECC UDIMM memory
  • Supports ECC UDIMM memory (non-ECC mode)
  • Supports un-buffered memory
  1. Please refer to www.msi.com for more information on compatible memory.

EXPANSION SLOT

  • 1x PCIe x16 slot (PCI_E2) 
  • 2x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots
  1. The supported specification depends on the installed processor.

ONBOARD GRAPHICS

  • 1x HDMI 2.1 port, supports a maximum resolution of 4096×2160 @60Hz 
  • 1x DisplayPort supports a maximum resolution of 4096×2160 @60Hz
  • Maximum shared memory of 2048 MB
  1. Available for the processor with integrated graphics.
  2. Graphics specifications may vary depending on the CPU installed.

STORAGE support

AMD A520 Chipset
  • 4x SATA 6Gb/s ports
  • 1x M.2 slots (Key M)
  • M2_1 slot (from AMD processor)
      • Supports PCIe 3.0 x4 
      • Supports SATA 6Gb/s
    • Supports 2242/ 2260/ 2280 storage devices
  1. The supported specification depends on the installed processor.

RAID

  • Supports RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices

USB

AMD A520 Chipset
  • 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps ports (2 ports are available through the internal USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps connector)
  • 6x USB 2.0 ports (2 Type-A ports on the back panel, 4 ports through the internal USB 2.0 connectors)
AMD Processor
  • 4x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps Type-A ports on the back panel

AUDIO

Realtek ALC892 Codec
  • 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio

LAN

  • 1x Realtek® RTL8111H LAN controller

INTERNAL CONNECTORS

  • 1x 24-pin ATX main power connector
  • 1x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
  • 4x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
  • 1x Serial port connector
  • 1x M.2 slot (M-Key)
  • 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps connector (supports additional 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps ports)
  • 2x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 2.0 ports)
  • 1x 4-pin CPU fan connector
  • 1x 4-pin system fan connector
  • 1x Front panel audio connector
  • 2x System panel connectors
  • 1x Chassis Intrusion connector
  • 1x 4-pin RGB LED connector
  • 1x 3-pin RAINBOW LED connector
  • 1x TPM module connector
  • 1x Clear CMOS jumper

BACK PANEL PORTS

  1. Keyboard / Mouse
  2. LAN port
  3. Wi-Fi Antenna connectors
  4. Audio Connectors
  5. HDMI
  6. DisplayPort
  7. USB 2.0 Ports
  8. USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps Type-A
  9. USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps Type-A

DIMENSIONS

  • M-ATX Form Factor
  • 9.6 in. x 8.3 in. (24.4 cm x 21 cm)

MOUNTING

6 mounting holes
 

Processor Support

Support 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Desktop Processors and AMD Ryzen™ 4000 G-Series Desktop Processors

CHIPSET

AMD A520 Chipset

MEMORY

  • 2x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 64GB 1
    • Supports DDR4 1866/ 2133/ 2400/ 2667/ 2800/ 2933/ 3000/ 3066/ 3200 MHz by JEDEC
  • Supports DDR4 2667/ 2800 /2933 /3000 /3066 /3200 /3466 /3600/ 3733 /3866 /4000 /4133 /4266 /4400/ 4600+ MHz by A-XMP OC MODE
      • 1DPC 1R max speed 4600 MHz
    • 1DPC 2R max speed 3866 MHz
  • Dual-channel memory architecture
  • Supports non-ECC UDIMM memory
  • Supports ECC UDIMM memory (non-ECC mode)
  • Supports un-buffered memory
  1. Please refer to www.msi.com for more information on compatible memory.

EXPANSION SLOT

  • 1x PCIe x16 slot (PCI_E2)
  • 2x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots
  1. The supported specification depends on the installed processor.

ONBOARD GRAPHICS

  • 1x VGA port, supports a maximum resolution of 2048×1536@50Hz, 2048×1280@60Hz, 1920×1200@60Hz
  • 1x HDMI 2.1, supports a maximum resolution of 4096×2160@60Hz
  • 1x DisplayPort supports a maximum resolution of 4096×2160 @60Hz
  • Maximum shared memory of 2048 MB
  1.  Graphics specifications may vary depending on the CPU installed
  2.  Available for the processor with integrated graphics.

STORAGE support

AMD A520 Chipset
  • 4x SATA 6Gb/s ports
  • 1x M.2 slot (Key M) (from AMD Processor)
  • M2_1 slot (from AMD Processor)
      • Supports PCIe 3.0 x4 
      • Supports SATA 6Gb/s
    • Supports 2242/ 2260/ 2280 storage devices
  1. The supported specification depends on the installed processor.

RAID

  • Supports RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices

USB

AMD A520 Chipset
  • 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps ports (2 ports are available through the internal USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps connector)
  • 6x USB 2.0 ports (2 Type-A ports on the back panel, 4 ports through the internal USB 2.0 connectors)
AMD Processor
  • 4x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps Type-A ports on the back panel

AUDIO

Realtek ALC892 Codec
  • 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio

LAN

  • 1x Realtek® RTL8111H LAN controller

INTERNAL CONNECTORS

  • 1x 24-pin ATX main power connector
  • 1x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
  • 4x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
  • 1x Serial port connector
  • 1x M.2 slot (M-Key)
  • 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps connector (supports additional 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps ports)
  • 2x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 2.0 ports)
  • 1x 4-pin CPU fan connector
  • 1x 4-pin system fan connector
  • 1x Front panel audio connector
  • 2x System panel connectors
  • 1x Chassis Intrusion connector
  • 1x 4-pin RGB LED connector
  • 1x 3-pin RAINBOW LED connector
  • 1x TPM module connector
  • 1x Clear CMOS jumper

BACK PANEL PORTS

  1. VGA
  2. Keyboard / Mouse
  3. LAN port
  4. HDMI
  5. DisplayPort
  6. USB 2.0 Ports
  7. USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps Type-A
  8. USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps Type-A
  9. Audio Connectors

DIMENSIONS

  • M-ATX Form Factor
  • 9.6 in. x 8.3 in. (24.4 cm x 21 cm)

MOUNTING

6 mounting holes
 

Processor Support

Support 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Desktop Processors and AMD Ryzen™4000 G-Series Desktop Processors

CHIPSET

AMD A520 Chipset

MEMORY

  • 2x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 64GB
    • Supports DDR4 1866/ 2133/ 2400/ 2667/ 2800/ 2933/ 3000/ 3066/ 3200 MHz by JEDEC
  • Supports DDR4 2667/ 2800 /2933 /3000 /3066 /3200 /3466 /3600/ 3733 /3866 /4000 /4133 /4266 /4400/ 4600+ MHz by A-XMP OC MODE
      • 1DPC 1R max speed 4600 MHz
    • 1DPC 2R max speed 3866 MHz
  • Dual-channel memory architecture
  • Supports non-ECC UDIMM memory
  • Supports ECC UDIMM memory (non-ECC mode)
  • Supports un-buffered memory
  1. Please refer to www.msi.com for more information on compatible memory.

EXPANSION SLOT

  • 1x PCIe 3.0 x1 slot 
  • 1x PCIe x16 slot
  1. The supported specification depends on the installed processor.

ONBOARD GRAPHICS

  • 1x HDMI 2.1 port, supports a maximum resolution of 4096×2160 @60Hz
  • 1x DVI-D port supports a maximum resolution of 1920×1200@60Hz
  • Maximum shared memory of 16 GB
  1. Available for the processor with integrated graphics.
  2. Graphics specifications may vary depending on the CPU installed.

STORAGE support

AMD A520 Chipset
  • 4x SATA 6Gb/sports
  • 1x M.2 slot (Key M) (from AMD Processor)
    • Supports PCIe 3.0 
    • Supports SATA 6Gb/s
    • Supports 2242/ 2260/ 2280 storage devices
  1. The supported specification depends on the installed processor.

RAID

  • Supports RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices
  • Supports RAID 0 and RAID 1 for M.2 NVMe storage devices

USB

AMD A520 Chipset
  • 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps ports are available through the internal USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps connector
  • 6x USB 2.0 ports (2 Type-A ports on the back panel, 4 ports through the internal USB 2.0 connectors)
AMD Processor
  • 4x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps Type-A ports on the back panel

AUDIO

Realtek® ALC892 Codec
  • 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio

LAN

  • 1x Realtek® RTL8111H Gigabit LAN controller
INTERNAL CONNECTORS
  • 1x 24-pin ATX main power connector
  • 1x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
  • 4x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
  • 1x M.2 slots (M-Key)
  • 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps connector (supports additional 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps ports)
  • 2x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 2.0 ports)
  • 1x 4-pin CPU fan connector
  • 1x 4-pin system fan connectors
  • 1x Front panel audio connector
  • 2x System panel connectors
  • 1x Chassis Intrusion connector
  • 1xTPM module connector
  • 1x Clear CMOS jumper

BACK PANEL PORTS

  1. LAN port
  2. HDMI
  3. DVI-D
  4. Keyboard / Mouse
  5. USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps Type-A
  6. USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps Type-A
  7. USB 2.0 Ports
  8. Audio Connectors

DIMENSIONS

  • Micro-ATX Form Factor
  • 9.3 in. x 7.9 in. (23.6 cm x 20 cm)

MOUNTING

8 mounting holes
Processor Support
Supports 3rd Gen AMD® Ryzen™ Desktop processors and AMD® Ryzen™ 4000 G-Series Desktop processors for the AM4 socket

CHIPSET

AMD A520 chipset

MEMORY support

  • 2x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 64GB1
    • Supports DDR4 1866/ 2133/ 2400/ 2667/ 2800/ 2933/ 3000/ 3066/ 3200 MHz by JEDEC
  • Supports DDR4 2667/ 2800/ 2933/ 3000/ 3066/ 3200/ 3466/ 3600/ 3733/ 3866/ 4000/ 4133/ 4266/ 4400/ 4600+ MHz by A-XMP OC MODE
      • 1DPC 1R max speed 4600 MHz
    • 1DPC 2R max speed 3866 MHz
  • Dual-channel memory architecture
  • Supports non-ECC UDIMM memory
  • Supports ECC UDIMM memory (non-ECC mode)
  • Supports un-buffered memory
  1. Please refer to www.msi.com for more information on compatible memory.
EXPANSION SLOT
  • 1x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot (From AMD processor, PCI_E2)
  • 2x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots(From chipset, PCI_E1 & PCI_E3)
  • 1x PCI slot

ONBOARD GRAPHICS

  • 1x VGA port supports a maximum resolution of 2048×1280 @60Hz
  • 1x DVI-D port supports a maximum resolution of 1920×1200 @60Hz
  • 1x HDMI 2.1 port, supports a maximum resolution of 4096×2160 @60Hz
  • Maximum shared memory of 16 GB
  1. Available for the processor with integrated graphics.
  2. Graphics specifications may vary depending on the CPU installed.

STORAGE support

AMD A520 Chipset
  • 4x SATA 6Gb/sports
  • 1x M.2 slot (From AMD processor, Key M)
    • Supports PCIe 3.0 x4
    • Supports SATA 6Gb/s
    • Supports 2242/ 2260/ 2280 storage devices

RAID

  • Supports RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices

USB

AMD A520 Chipset
  • 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps ports are available through the internal USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps connector
  • 6x USB 2.0 ports (2 Type-A ports on the back panel, 4 ports through the internal USB 2.0 connectors)
AMD Processor
  • 4x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps Type-A ports on the back panel

AUDIO

Realtek ALC892 Codec
  • 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio

LAN

  • 1x Realtek® RTL8111EPV 1Gbps LAN controller

INTERNAL CONNECTORS

  • 1x 24-pin ATX main power connector
  • 1x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
  • 4x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
  • 1x M.2 slot (M-Key)
  • 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps connector (supports additional 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps ports)
  • 2x USB 2.0 connectors (support additional 4 USB 2.0 ports)
  • 1x 4-pin CPU fan connector
  • 1x 4-pin system fan connector
  • 1x Front panel audio connector
  • 2x System panel connectors
  • 1x Chassis Intrusion connector
  • 1x Serial port connector
  • 1x Parallel port connector
  • 1x TPM module connector
  • 1x Clear CMOS jumper

BACK PANEL PORTS

  1. VGA
  2. COM port
  3. Mouse
  4. LAN
  5. DVI-D
  6. HDMI
  7. Keyboard
  8. USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps Type-A
  9. USB 2.0
  10. Audio Connectors

DIMENSIONS

  • Micro-ATX Form Factor
  • 9.6 in. x 8.7 in. (24.4 cm x 22.0 cm)

MOUNTING

6 mounting holes

New processor from AMD 4000 series APUs with specs

AMD launching her new 4000 series APU processor. The new AMD Ryzen 4000 APU includes Ryzen 7 Pro 4750G, Ryzen 5 Pro 4650G, and Ryzen 3 Pro 4350G processors. AMD has included another processor in 4000 series processors.
MSI’s provide exclusive features to satisfy all types of users’ needs. Exclusive DDR4 Boost and A-XMP provide stability and compatibility to memory and push its performance up to 4600MHz. Moreover, all MSI A520 motherboards adopt a premium 2oz thickened copper PCB to provide better performance and stability.
MAG A520M VECTOR WIFI is the latest weapon of MAG Series. Equipped with MSI Extended Heatsink Design, it is well-prepared for the potential rise in temperature. Turbo M.2 with M.2 Shield Frozr allows for maximum performance without throttling conditions. It supports Wi-Fi AC 3168 and Gigabit LAN to provide the flexibility of networking experiences. Onboard DisplayPort and HDMI bring the APU’s performance into full play.

FOR PRO AND BUSINESS – PRO SERIES AND DASH LAN

MSI A520 motherboard PRO Series provides users a smarter working environment. All MSI A520 PRO motherboards support Turbo M.2 Gen3 x4 and 4K HMDI display. There are 3 Micro-ATX motherboards – A520M PRO, A520M -A PRO, and A520M PRO-C DASH.
A520M PRO-C DASH is designed for a business and corporate environment, with the featured COM port, Printer port, and DASH LAN fulfilling all the workplace’s needs.
For more MSI A520 motherboards’ information here.

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