Gigabyte A520 motherboard announce on August 18, specification

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Yesterday on August 18, 2020, gigabytes also launches the AMD A520 AORUS Motherboard for AMD processors. ( Gigabyte leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards, and hardware solutions )
This A520 chipset motherboard primed to unleash the potential of 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Desktop Processors and planned support for the next-gen Ryzen™ Desktop Processors. This new motherboards digital power design which provides the processors and chipset a stable power supplement, to GIGABYTE Ultra Durable technology, GIGABYTE new A520 series motherboards deliver users the most delightful PC experience.
GIGABYTE A520 motherboards provide various size options of ATX, Micro ATX, and the user-favorite mini ITX size. Enhanced by pure digital PWM components, the GIGABYTE A520 motherboard delivers the promise of a stable power supply. The new mini A520I AC motherboard which is specially designed for small systems equips Direct 6 Phases Digital VRM Solution with 55A DrMOS, allowing for ultimate performance with a stable and sufficient power supply when overclocking on 3rd Gen Ryzen Desktop Processors.

Specification of Gigabyte A520 motherboard

  • CPU

    1. AMD Socket AM4, support for 3rd Generation AMD Ryzen™ processors/ 3rd Generation AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Graphics processors (Please refer “CPU Support List” for more information.)
  • Chipset

    1. AMD A520
  • Memory

    1. 4 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 128 GB (32 GB single DIMM capacity) of system memory
  1. 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Processors:
    1. Support for DDR4 4400(O.C.) / 4000(O.C.) / 3600(O.C.) / 3333(O.C.) / 3200 / 2933 / 2667 / 2400 / 2133 MHz memory modules
  2. 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Graphics processors:
    1. Support for DDR4 4733(O.C.) / 4600(O.C.) / 4400(O.C.) / 4000(O.C.) / 3600(O.C.) / 3333(O.C.) / 3200 / 2933 / 2667 / 2400 / 2133 MHz memory modules
    2. Dual-channel memory architecture
    3. Support for ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules
    4. Support for non-ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx16 memory modules
    5. Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
(Please refer “Memory Support List” for more information.)
  • Onboard Graphics -Integrated into the 3rd Generation AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon Graphics processors:

  1. 1 x DVI-D port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920×1200@60 Hz
    1.  The DVI-D port does not support D-Sub connection by adapter.
  2. 1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096×2160@60 Hz
    1.  Support for HDMI 2.1 version, HDCP 2.3, and HDR. 
    2. Maximum shared memory of 16 GB
  • Audio

    1. Realtek® ALC1200 codec
    2. High Definition Audio
    3. 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
    4. Support for S/PDIF Out
  • LAN

    1. Realtek GbE LAN chip (1000 Mbit/100 Mbit) Expansion Slots
  • CPU:
  1. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, supporting PCIe 3.0 and running at x16 (PCIEX16)
    1. * For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot.
  • Chipset:
    1. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, supporting PCIe 3.0 and running at x2 (PCIEX2)
  1. 3 x PCI Express x1 slots, supporting PCIe 3.0 (PCIEX1_1, PCIEX1_2, PCIEX1_3)
    1. * The PCIEX1_2 and PCIEX1_3 slots share bandwidth with the PCIEX2 slot. The PCIEX2 slot becomes unavailable when a device is installed in the PCIEX1_2 or PCIEX1_3 slot.
  • Storage Interface

  • CPU:
    1. 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe 3.0 x4/x2 SSD support)
  • Chipset:
    1. 4 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
    2. Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, and RAID 10
  • USB

  • CPU:
    1. 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A port (red) on the back panel
    2. 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports on the back panel
  • Chipset:
    1. 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports available through the internal USB header
    2. 4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports available through the internal USB headers
  • Chipset+USB 2.0 Hub:
    1. 4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports on the back panel
  • Internal I/O Connectors

    1. 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
    2. 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
    3. 1 x CPU fan header
    4. 1 x water cooling CPU fan header
    5. 3 x system fan headers
    6. 2 x addressable LED strip headers
    7. 2 x RGB LED strip headers
    8. 1 x M.2 Socket 3 connector
    9. 4 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
    10. 1 x front panel header
    11. 1 x front panel audio header
    12. 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header
    13. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
    14. 1 x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header (2×6 pin, for the GC-TPM2.0_S module only)
    15. 1 x serial port header
    16. 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
    17. 1 x Q-Flash Plus button
  • Back Panel Connectors

    1. 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
    2. 1 x DVI-D port
    3. 1 x HDMI port
    4. 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A port (red)
    5. 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
    6. 4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
    7. 1 x RJ-45 port
    8. 1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
    9. 5 x audio jacks
  • I/O Controller

    1. iTE® I/O Controller Chip
  • H/W Monitoring

    1. Voltage detection
    2. Temperature detection
    3. Fan speed detection
    4. Water cooling flow rate detection
    5. Overheating warning
    6. Fan fail warning
  1. Fan speed control
    1. * Whether the fan speed control function is supported will depend on the cooler you install.
  • BIOS

    1. 1 x 128 Mbit flash
    2. Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
    3. PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0
  • Unique Features
  1. Support for APP Center
  2. * Available applications in APP Center may vary by motherboard model. Supported functions of each application may also vary depending on motherboard specifications.
  3. @BIOS
  4. EasyTune
  5. Fast Boot
  6. Game Boost
  7. ON/OFF Charge
  8. RGB Fusion
  9. Smart Backup
    1. System Information Viewer
    2. Support for Q-Flash Plus
    3. Support for Q-Flash
    4. Support for Xpress Install
  • Bundled Software

    1. Norton® Internet Security (OEM version)
    2. Realtek® 8118 Gaming LAN Bandwidth Control Utility
  • Operating System ( OS )

    1. Support for Windows 10 64-bit
  • Form Factor

    1. ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 24.4cm
“We know PC users want a powerful and reliable platform for productivity and day-to-day applications,” said Chris Kilburn, corporate vice president and general manager, client component business unit, AMD. “Today, AMD is excited to introduce the A520 chipset, providing a robust platform for everyday users to enjoy the power of 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Desktop Processors and planned support for upcoming “Zen 3” architecture base AMD Ryzen Desktop Processors. With high-performance designs from our partners at GIGABYTE, the A520 chipset motherboards is a strong platform for the most demanding home and office users.”
Gigabyte A520M DS3H AC motherboard and A520I AC motherboard also integrate 802.11ac wireless configuration, users can get optimized network efficiency and reliability by operating between high-speed Ethernet and wireless connection flexibly. A520 AORUS ELITE motherboard integrates USB 3.2 Gen 2 interface to offer 10 Gbps high-speed data transfer. This motherboard has a Pre-installed I/O shield armor design that provides easier alignment for system assembly to avoid reassembling once the I/O shield is forgotten.
GIGABYTE A520 motherboards gear up RGB Fusion technology with programmable LED/RGB LED strip lights, offering users tremendous computing experience. GIGABYTE A520 motherboards come with the exclusive Q-Flash Plus Technology. Users can easily update BIOS without even installing a processor, memory, graphics cards, or booting up the PC so they can flash the BIOS without the concerns of not being able to boot up the system due to compatibility issues. The latest BIOS update boosts the performance of the new processors and fixes partial security issues of SMM Callout which can let users have it both ways in system performance and security.
GIGABYTE A520 motherboards feature a number of technologies that provide cool and effective energy-conserving with extended product life, including Ultra Durable™ Technology, digital power designs, and Smart Fan technology. GIGABYTE A520 motherboards bring together a unique blend of features and technologies that offer users the absolute ultimate platform for their PC build. For more details, please visit the official GIGABYTE motherboard website:

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