ASUS today announced the new A520 chipset motherboards for its TUF Gaming, Prime and Pro series. The AMD A520 chipset is the successor to the A320 chipset, and features PCIe® 3.0. Designed to cater to a wide range of needs, these motherboards feature a 32 MB BIOS flash ROM, and support future AMD Ryzen™ Zen 3 architecture CPUs and APUs.
ASUS A520 motherboards can be paired with an AMD APU to create a budget-friendly gaming rig or workstation, making them ideal for DIY PC users and small to medium-sized businesses.
ASUS is also pleased to announce that its R&D team broke the existing world memory frequency record, setting DDR4- 6666 on ROG Strix B550-I Gaming, using the AMD Ryzen 4700GE processor and Crucial Ballistix MAX memory.
In addition, the new BIOS updates for the complete lineup of AM4-based A520, X570 and B550 series motherboards are now available. The latest BIOS versions include the AGESA combo V2 PI 184.108.40.206 update, which is essential for future compatibility.
ASUS is committed to providing the best BIOS support, and will continue to optimize the BIOS to offer the best performance and user experience.
Asus A520 Motherboards Specifications
All the A520 motherboards have a M-ATX form factor; With a power design of up to 8 phases (4+4), an HDMI 2.1 output, a PCIe Gen3 x16 slot, and an M.2 2280 slot,
The TUF A520 M PLUS stands out among all with its RGB header, Aura Sync support, USB-A 3.2 and an WiFi module in the M.2 E key slot.
|MOTHERBOARD||FORM FACTOR||DRAM SLOTS/CAPACITY||NETWORK INTERFACE||WI-FI||AUDIO|
|Prime A520M-K||Micro ATX||2/64GB-4600||Realtek 8111H||No||Realtek ALC887|
|Prime A520M-E||Micro ATX||2/64GB-4600||Realtek 8111H||No||Realtek ALC887|
|Prime A520M-A||Micro ATX||4/128GB-4800||Realtek 8111H||No||Realtek ALC887|
|Pro A520M-C/CSM||Micro ATX||2/64GB-4600||Realtek 8111H||No||Realtek ALC887|
|TUF Gaming A520M-Plus||Micro ATX||4/128GB-4800||Realtek L8200A||M.2 slot||Realtek ALC887|