A520M-A PRO micro ATX motherboard with M.2 support, Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI/D-Sub, SATA 6 Gbps, USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
- Ready for 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Desktop Processors and AMD Ryzen™ 4000 G-Series Desktop Processors
- Turbo M.2: Running at PCI-E Gen3 x4 maximizes performance for NVMe based SSDs
- Core Boost: With premium layout and digital power design to support more cores and provide better performance
- DDR4 Boost: Advanced technology to deliver pure data signals for the best performance and stability
- 2oz Thickened Copper PCB: An enhanced PCB design improves heat dissipation and performance reliability
- Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality
- Dragon Center: A brand new software which integrates all MSI exclusive tools with user friendly user interface
PRO series helps users work smarter by delivering an efficient and productive experience. Featuring stable functionality and high-quality assembly, PRO series motherboards provide not only optimized professional workflows but also less troubleshooting and longevity.
User Friendly Design
MSI motherboards feature tons of convenient and smart design for DIY users, countless system tuning and troubleshooting tools are at your disposal to push your system to new heights and satisfy even the most demanding tweaker. Makes it so easy to install your own motherboard without any issue.
Fully Controllable in BIOS and Software
MSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans. Total Fan Control allows you check your primary system characteristics in a simplified graphical interface. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets for CPU and motherboard, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically.
AutoDetect DC or PWM Mode with Hysteresis
MSI fan headers automatically detect fans running in DC or PWM mode for optimal tuning of fan speeds and silence. Hysteresis also makes your fans spin up fluently to make sure your system stays silent, no matter what.
EZ Debug LED
Run into trouble? Onboard LEDs for key components will indicate the source of the problem so you know exactly where to look to get up and running again.
Ultimate Motherboard Protection
Double ESD protection doubles up the grounding layer around the mounting holes, preventing static discharge surges from damaging the motherboard.
The most important thing of DIY is expandability. MSI PRO series motherboards feature plenty possibility for prosumers' need. Stable LAN, faster storage and USB transfer speed and other expandable connectors are ready to enlarge your flexibility.
Fast and Future-Ready Storage
MSI PRO series motherboards support all the latest storage standards, which allows users to connect any ultra-fast storage device. Higher efficiency makes your work easier.
USB 3.2 Gen 1
Transfer lots of data, music and movies over USB easier. USB 3.2 ports are ready in both front and rear IO, provides wide variety of options to connect your USB 3.2 devices.
MSI PRO series motherboards are designed to satisfy any professional workflow. Elevate your listening pleasure and enjoy extreme sound quality. Moreover, with years of experience in creating performance enhancing tools that are easy to use, only the highest quality applications are at your disposal. The extensive features let you fine-tune your system to deliver reliable maximum performance.
PCB with 2oz Thickened Copper
An enhanced PCB design with 2oz thickened copper increases conductivity, improving heat dissipation and performance reliability especially during overclocking.
DDR4 Boost & A-XMP
MSI OC LAB does not merely work hard on extreme overclocking. Compared to A320 motherboard memory A-XMP profile, MSI does have great improvement on performance and efficiency for A520 motherboards. Easy to enable A-XMP profile with auto power settings to get the best memory speed and stability.
Core Boost technology combines MSI's premium layout and optimized power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Not only supporting multi-core CPU, also creating the perfect conditions for your CPU overclocking.
Dedicated High Definition Audio Processor - Make sure you enjoy the purest sound quality in both stereo and surround sound.
High Quality Audio Capacitors - A high fidelity sound experience with exceptional acoustics and realism for studio level headphones is ensured.
HD Audio Connectors - Keep you sound perfect by transmit your audio with pure digital signal.
Isolated Audio Signal
Like a dedicated sound card, audio components and circuits have been laid on a reserved motherboard section and electrically isolated. Using separated layers in the PCB ensures equally pristine sound quality for both left and right audio channels.
Click BIOS 5
Get more from a loaded BIOS designed for ease of use. Fine-tune the motherboard for gaming performance, efficiency, or overclocking world records!
MSI brand new Dragon Center unifies a suite of MSI software utilities into a single centralized application. Take control of advanced motherboards features and unleash endless possibilities.
|Make and Model||MSI PRO Series A520M-A PRO mATX Motherboard|
|CPU Support||Support 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Desktop Processors and AMD Ryzen™ 4000 G-Series Desktop Processors|
|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
Dual channel memory architecture
Supports non-ECC UDIMM memory
Supports ECC UDIMM memory (non-ECC mode)
Supports un-buffered memory
* Please refer www.msi.com for more information on compatible memory.
|Integrated Graphics||1x HDMI 2.1 port, supports a maximum resolution of 4096x2160 @60Hz12
1x DVI-D port, supports a maximum resolution of [email protected]
Maximum shared memory of 16 GB
|Storage||AMD A520 Chipset:
1x M.2 slot (Key M) (from AMD Processor) Supports PCIe 3.0, Supports SATA 6Gb/s, Supports 2242/ 2260/ 2280 storage devices
4x SATA 6Gb/s ports
Support RAID 0, 1, 10
|Expansion Slots||1 x PCIe 3.0 x16
1 x PCIe 3.0 x1
|USB Ports||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)
4x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps Type-A ports on the back panel
|LAN||1x Realtek® RTL8111H Gigabit LAN controller|
|Audio||Realtek ALC892 Codec
- 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
|Back Panel I/O||1x LAN port
2x Keyboard / Mouse
2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps Type-A
2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps Type-A
2x USB 2.0 Ports
3x Audio Connectors
|Internal I/O||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
|Operating System||Supports Windows® 10 64-bit|
|Form Factor||mATX Form Factor|
|Dimensions||23.6 x 20 cm (9.3" x 7.9")|
- MSI A520M-A PRO mATX Motherboard
- I/O Shield
- 2x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
- MSI Case Badge
- Driver DVD
- Quick Installation Guide
- Product Registration Card