MSI A520M-A Pro AM4 AMD Micro-ATX Motherboard
A520M-A Pro AM4
03 years warranty
|Supported CPU||Supports AM4 socket 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen processors, and future AMD Ryzen processors with BIOS update.|
|Form Factor||Micro-ATX Form Factor|
9.3 in. x 7.9 in. (23.6 cm x 20 cm)
|PCI||1x PCIe 3.0 x1 slot|
1x PCIe x16 slot
|M.2 Socket||1x M.2 slot (Key M) (from AMD Processor)|
Supports PCIe 3.0
Supports SATA 6Gb/s
Supports 2242/ 2260/ 2280 storage devices
|Type||Dual-channel memory architecture|
|Slots||2x DDR4 memory slots|
|Supported Memory||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
Supports non-ECC UDIMM memory
Supports ECC UDIMM memory (non-ECC mode)
Supports un-buffered memory
|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
|Max Shared Memory||16GB|
|Connector & Ports|
|HDMI||1x HDMI 2.1 port, maximum resolution of 4096×2160 @60Hz|
|USB (s)||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 Port (s)||1x Realtek RTL8111H Gigabit LAN controller|
|Supported Storage||AMD A520 Chipset|
4x SATA 6Gb/s ports
1x M.2 slot (Key M) (from AMD Processor)
Supports PCIe 3.0
Supports SATA 6Gb/s
Supports 2242/ 2260/ 2280 storage devices
|Audio||Realtek ALC892 Codec|
7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
|Internal I/O Ports||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
|DVI-D (s)||1x DVI-D port, maximum resolution of 1920×1200@60Hz|
Supports RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices
Supports RAID 0 and RAID 1 for M.2 NVMe storage devices
MSI A520M-A PRO
Bring stability and efficiency to your computer with the A520M-A PRO AM4 Micro-ATX Motherboard from MSI. Utilizing the AMD A520 chipset, this motherboard is compatible with CPUs using the AM4 socket. Install up to 64GB of dual-channel DDR4 RAM in two slots, with speeds up to 4600 MHz supported when overclocking. Storage drives can be installed using four SATA III ports and an M.2 slot. Connect a graphics card using the PCIe 3.0 x16 slot, or another adapter card using the PCIe 3.0 x1 slot.
A rear I/O panel includes four USB 3.2 Gen 1 and two 2.0 Type-A ports. Two serial PS/2 ports also allow you to connect a legacy keyboard or mouse. Display connections include HDMI and DVI-D ports, while an RJ45 port enables Gigabit Ethernet connectivity. Three 3.5mm audio jacks are also present on the rear I/O panel, and the A520M-A PRO utilizes Realtek audio codecs for 7.1 Surround Sound support. The MSI A520M-A PRO AM4 Micro-ATX Motherboard is compatible with Windows 10 operating systems.
AMD A520 Chipset
Get support for Gen 3 Ryzen processors utilizing the AM4 socket, thanks to the AMD A520 chipset.
Fan Control via 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 four temperature targets for CPU and motherboard, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically.
Automatic Detection of DC or PWM Mode
Fan headers automatically detect fans running in DC or PWM mode for optimal tuning of fan speeds and silence. Hysteresis support allows your fans spin up smoothly, ensuring quiet operation.
EZ Debug LED
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.
Double ESD Protection
Double ESD protection improves the grounding layer around the mounting holes, preventing static discharge surges from damaging the motherboard.
2oz Copper PCB
An enhanced PCB design with 2oz thickened copper increases conductivity, improving heat dissipation and performance reliability during overclocking.
Enable the A-XMP profile with auto power settings for optimized memory speed and stability.
Core Boost technology allows for precise and undistorted current delivery to the CPU. In addition to multi-core CPU support, Core Boost also complements CPU overclocking.
Isolated Audio Design
Like a dedicated sound card, audio components and circuits are located on a reserved motherboard section and electrically isolated.
Separate Audio Layers
Using separated layers in the PCB, this motherboard ensures accurate sound quality for both left and right audio channels.
Click BIOS 5
Fine-tune the motherboard for gaming performance, efficiency, or overclocking. Conveniently flash or upgrade the BIOS in a few minutes from the CMOS Setup Utility. Or, get immediate access to your critical hardware information such as temperature, memory capacity, clock speed, and voltage to view performance in real time.
Enter the Dragon Center
Dragon Center unifies a suite of MSI software utilities into a single centralized application. Take control of advanced motherboard features such as color calibration, live updates, user scenarios, hardware monitoring, overclock settings, MSI Total Fan Control, data-transfer device optimization, and product registration.
Brand – MSI, Model – MSI A520M-A PRO, CPU Sockets – AM4, Chipset – AMD A520, Supported CPU – AMD Ryzen 3rd Generation Processors and AMD Ryzen 4000 G-Series processors, Memory Type – DDR4, Memory MHz – 1866/ 2133/ 2400/ 2667/ 2800/ 2933/ 3000/ 3066/ 3200 /3466 /3600/ 3733 /3866 /4000 /4133 /4266 /4400/ 4600+ MHz, Memory Channel – Dual Channel, Memory Slot – 2, Memory Max. – 64GB, Optane Memory Support – No, Graphic – Integrated Graphics, Multi-GPU Support – No, PCI Express Slot – 1x PCIe 3.0 x1 slot, 1x PCIe x16 slot, Storage Interface – 6Gb/s, M.2 Slot – 1 x M.2 (Supports PCIe 3.0, Supports SATA 6Gb/s, Supports 2242/ 2260/ 2280 storage devices), LAN Chipset – Realtek RTL8111H, LAN Speed (Mbps) – 10/100/1000, Audio Chipset – Realtek ALC892, Audio Channel – 7.1-Channel, Wi-Fi – No, Bluetooth – No, USB Port – 5 x USB3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, 4 x USB2.0, VGA Port – No, DVI Port – 1, HDMI Port – 1, DisplayPort (DP) – No, IDE Port – No, SATA Port – 4 x SATA, DirectX Support – 12, FireWire – No, CrossFire Support – No, Sli Support – No, RaidSupport – 0,1,10, Thunderbolt – No, TPM Port – Yes, COM Port – No, Form Factor – Micro ATX, Supported Operating System – Windows 10, Special Features – 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, Dragon Center, A brand new software which integrates all MSI exclusive tools with user friendly user interface, Others – 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, 8 mounting holes, 3 HD audio connectors, Warranty – 3 year