Today, AMD launched the AMD A520 chipset for socket AM4, providing a streamlined, trusted platform with numerous options for connectivity and bandwidth to satisfy demanding home and office PC users. The AMD A520 chipset is available now from major motherboard manufacturers worldwide.

In addition to providing support for AMD 3rd Gen Ryzen Desktop Processors, the AMD A520 chipset offers customers a path for future upgrades, with planned support for future Ryzen Desktop Processors based on the “Zen 3” architecture.

The chipset supports :

6x usable PCIe 3.0 lanes with a 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Processor
Up to 5 USB 3.2 Gen 2 Ports (SuperSpeed 10Gbps)
Up to 2 native USB 3.1 Ports
Up to 6 native USB 2.0 Ports
Up to 4x SATA Ports

AMD Socket AM4 Motherboard Chipset Solutions

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B450Selective Beta BIOS update needed
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By Harry