ASUS PRIME-A520M-K

AMD A520 (Ryzen AM4) micro ATX motherboard with M.2 support, 1 Gb Ethernet, HDMI/D-Sub, SATA 6 Gbps, USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
  • AMD AM4 socket: Ready for Ryzen™ 5000 Series/ 4000 G-Series/ 3000 Series Desktop Processors
  • Comprehensive cooling: PCH heatsink and Fan Xpert
  • Ultrafast connectivity: M.2 support, 1 Gb Ethernet, USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
  • 5X Protection III: Multiple hardware safeguards for all-around system protection
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Description

ASUS Prime series is expertly engineered to unleash the full potential of 3rd Generation AMD Ryzen platform. Boasting a robust power design, comprehensive cooling solutions and intelligent tuning options, Prime A520 series motherboards provide daily users and DIY PC builders a range of performance tuning options via intuitive software and firmware features.

Tune It Your Way

Comprehensive controls form the foundation of the ASUS Prime series. The Prime A520 motherboard packs flexible tools to tune every aspect of your system, enabling you to tweak performance settings to perfectly match the way you work – maximizing your productivity.

Cooler by Design

PRIME A520M-K is engineered with an array of hybrid fan headers and features comprehensive cooling controls that are configurable via Fan Xpert software or via the UEFI BIOS, ensuring your rig stays cool and stable under intense workloads.

Build on a Solid Foundation

Prime A520 motherboard provides all the fundamentals to boost daily productivity, so your system will be ready for action with stable power, intuitive cooling and flexible transfer options.

M.2 (up to 32 Gbps) Achieve speed with onboard M.2

M.2 Slot supports data-transfer speed up to 32Gbps via x4 PCI Express® 3.0 bandwidth. It‘s the perfect choice for an operating system or application drive, providing fast access to data.

Little Things Make a Big Difference

Prime A520 series adds the nuanced details that improve every experience, from exclusive codecs that provide pristine audio quality to intuitive interface that let you customize your system to create a unique personal look.

Outstanding Audio

Combined onboard features deliver elevated audio

Intelligent design and premium hardware create audio quality unlike anything you’ve ever experienced.

Tech Specs

CPU

AMD AM4 Socket for AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series/ 5000 G-Series/ 4000 G-Series/ 3000 Series Desktop Processors *
* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list

Chipset

AMD A520

Memory

2 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 4866(O.C)/4600(O.C)/4466(O.C.)/4400(O.C)/4333(O.C.)/4266(O.C.)/4200(O.C.)/4133(O.C.)/4000(O.C.)/3866(O.C.)/3733(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(O.C.)/3333(O.C.)/3200/3000/2933/2800/2666/2400/2133 MHz Un-buffered Memory *
Dual Channel Memory Architecture
ECC Memory (ECC mode) support varies by CPU.
* Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists), and memory frequency support depends on the CPU types.

Graphic

1  x D-Sub
1  x HDMI 2.1([email protected])

Expansion Slots

AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series/ 5000 G-Series/ 4000 G-Series/ 3000 Series Desktop Processors
1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16 mode)
AMD A520 Chipset
2 x PCIe 3.0 x1

Storage

Total supports 1 x M.2 slot(s) and 4 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series/ 5000 G-Series/ 4000 G-Series/ 3000 Series Desktop Processors :
1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M Key, Type 2242/2260/2280 (PCIE 3.0 x4 and SATA modes) storage devices support
AMD A520 Chipset :
4 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s),
Support Raid 0, 1, 10

LAN

Realtek RTL8111H 1Gb Ethernet
ASUS LANGuard

Audio

Realtek ALC887/897 7.1 Surround Sound High Definition Audio CODEC *
– Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking, up to 24-Bit/192kHz playback
Audio Feature :
– Audio Shielding
– Dedicated audio PCB layers
* Choose the chassis with HD audio module in front panel to support 8-channel audio output.

USB Ports

Rear USB Port ( Total 6  )
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)(4 x Type-A)
2 x USB 2.0 port(s)(2 x Type-A)
Front USB Port ( Total 6  )
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)(2 x Type-A)
4 x USB 2.0 port(s)(4 x Type-A)

Software Features

ASUS Exclusive Software
Armoury Crate
AI Suite 3
– Performance and Power Saving Utility
TurboV EVO
EPU
Digi+ VRM
Fan Xpert
– EZ update
ASUS CPU-Z
AI Charger
DAEMON Tools
Norton Anti-virus software (Free Trial for 60 days)
WinRAR
UEFI BIOS
ASUS EZ DIY
– ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
– ASUS EZ Flash 3
– ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode

ASUS Special Features

ASUS 5X PROTECTION III
– ASUS DIGI+ VRM
– ASUS LANGuard
– ASUS Overvoltage Protection
– ASUS SafeSlot Core
– ASUS Stainless-Steel Back I/O
ASUS Q-Design
– ASUS Q-DIMM
– ASUS Q-Slot
ASUS Thermal Solution
– Aluminum heatsink design

Back I/O Ports

1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s)
1 x D-Sub
1 x HDMI
1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (blue) Type-A
2 x USB 2.0
3 x Audio jack(s)

Internal I/O Ports

1 x CPU Fan connector(s)
1 x Chassis Fan connector(s)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1(up to 5Gbps) connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 port(s)
2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
1 x SPI TPM header
4 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
1 x S/PDIF out header(s)
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x 8-pin EATX 12V Power connectors
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)
1 x System panel connector
1 x COM port header
1 x Speaker connector

Accessories

User´s manual
I/O Shield
2 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
1 x Supporting DVD
1 x M.2 SSD screw package(s)

BIOS

256 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS

Manageability

WOL by PME, PXE

Operating System

Windows® 10 64-bit

Form Factor

mATX Form Factor
8.9  inch x 8.7  inch ( 22.6  cm x 22.1  cm )