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MSI A520 Series Motherboards

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MSI A520 series motherboards utilize the latest AMD A520 chipset to support Ryzen desktop processors on the AMD AM4 platform. This entry-level motherboard series is perfectly suited for Ryzen 3 and Ryzen 3 PRO processors.
MSI's A520 series motherboards span from MAG series to PRO series with the company's exclusive features such as DDR4 Boost and A-XMP that offer stability and compatibility to memory and that push its performance up to 4600MHz. All MSI A520 motherboards adopt a premium 2oz thickened copper PCB to provide better performance and stability.
The MAG A520M Vector WiFi that targets gamers is equipped with MSI Extended Heatsink Design. It supports Wi-Fi AC 3168 and Gigabit LAN to provide the flexibility of networking experiences.
The PRO variants come with traditional ports that legacy peripherals may require. In particular, A520M PRO-C DASH features COM port, Printer port, and DASH LAN.

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Specifications

Variants:
For Gamers
For Pros

Connectivity

CPU Socket
AMD Socket AM4
Expansion Slot
[Storage] 4x SATA III + 1x M.2
PCI Express
1x X16 + 2x X1 Gen3
Ports
[Front] 2x USB-A + 4x USB-A + 1x serial | [Rear] 1x Realtek RTL81111H Gigabit LAN + 4x USB-A + 2x USB-A + 3x HD audio + 1x DP + 1x HDMI

Construction

Form Factor
M-ATX

Function

Chipset
AMD A520 Chipset
Compatibility
3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Desktop Processors and AMD Ryzen 4000 G-Series Desktop Processors

Performance

Memory | Capacity
2 DIMMs, up to 64 GB dual channel
Memory | Type
DDR4 2667/ 2800 /2933 /3000 /3066 /3200 /3466 /3600/ 3733 /3866 /4000 /4133 /4266 /4400/ 4600+ MHz
Storage
RAID 0/1/10 support

Production

Debut
2020-08-18
For GamersModel Name
MAG A520M Vector WiFi
For ProsModel Name
A520M PRO, A520M-A PRO, A520M PRO-C DASH

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