ASUS TUF GAMING A520M-PLUS

The A520 motherboard chipset represents the budget end of the market, perfectly placed to build cheap AMD Ryzen 5000 gaming PCs around. Following on from the Gigabyte A520 Aorus Elite and ASRock A520M ITX/ac we’ve already enjoyed, we have the Asus TUF Gaming A520M Plus. From its Sabertooth motherboard origins, the TUF sub-brand has expanded into other product lines, and not just from Asus.

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ASRock A520M ITX/ac

The ITX form factor has a dedicated following, and the ASRock A520M ITC/ac definitely seems to thinks so. With the ever increasing integration of functionality into the chipset, there really isn’t a need for multiple PCIe slots like there has been in years past. Does a typical gamer need more than one slot for a graphics card? If the board has WiFi, LAN, USB 3.0 and decent audio, most of the core bases are covered.

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GIGABYTE A520 AORUS ELITE

The main things separating A520 boards from their more expensive B550 and X570 siblings are the use of cost-saving auxiliary controllers and circuitry, along with the use of lower quality power delivery systems. Many boards lack VRM heatsinks meaning they should not be used with the higher core count CPUs.

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ASUS TUF GAMING A520M-PLUS

This is a compact mATX motherboard that makes the most of AMD’s budget chipset. Although there is no PCIe 4.0 support, this is hardly necessary for low-end motherboards. But we have all the main features at our disposal – support for many processors (including older models), an M.2 connector with the ability to install both types of drives, a USB 3.2 Gen2 port and even a connector for RGB devices.

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MSI Releases Combo PI V2 v1.1.0.0 BIOS for 500-Series Motherboards

After the previous updating, MSI keeps making a great effort to offer optimized BIOS updates for AMD 500-series motherboards. With high expectations, the latest AMD Combo PI V2 version 1.1.0.0 BIOS for X570 and B550 motherboards will be ready for users to download and update constantly from the end of September. As for A520 motherboards, Combo PI V2 version 1.1.0.0 BIOS will be released by the end of October. In addition to AMD 500-series motherboards, the updated version is also expected to support AMD future processors. Please read the following information related to key points for the BIOS improvements.

  • Optimized compatibility for AMD Ryzen 3000-Series and Ryzen 4000 G-Series Desktop Processors and future AM4 socket processors*1
  • Solve some specific OC failure issues
  • Update SMU module
  • Optimized DDR4 memory overclocking solution

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BIOSTAR A520MH V6.1 & B550MH V6.1 Motherboards Announced

BIOSTAR, a leading brand of motherboards, graphics cards, and storage devices, today proudly announces the all new A520MH V6.1 and the B550MH V6.1 motherboards.

Designed to run the latest AMD Ryzen processor range, the new A520MH V6.1 and the B550MH V6.1 motherboards from BIOSTAR are two of the latest mainboard reboots focused on providing sleek performance based user experience, carrying some of the latest technology mixed with BIOSTAR’s renowned product durability.

Coming in an all new black PCB with tattoo design, both motherboards are styled to suit any pc build with their Micro-ATX form factor, these two motherboards are highly suitable for many user applications such as business use or casual content consumption.

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