AMD officially launch their all new AMD A520 chipset for AM4 socket. The goal is to provide a streamlined, trusted platform along with numerous options for better connectivity and bandwidth to satisfy the requirement to run home PCs and office PCs. According to AMD further, the A520 chipset is now widely available from most motherboard manufacturers.
Adding further, in order to provide a support for AMD 3rd Gen Ryzen Desktop Processors, the AMD A520 chipset allows customers to perform any future upgrades based on the future Ryzen Desktop Processors that will be based on Zen 3 architecture.
|CPU Graphics Support||x16 PCIe® 3.0||x16 PCIe® 3.0||x16 PCIe® 4.0||x16 PCIe® 4.0|
|CPU Storage Support||PCIe® 3.0||PCIe® 3.0||PCIe® 4.0||PCIe® 4.0|
|CPU USB Ports||1x USB 3.2 Gen2||1x USB 3.2 Gen2||2x USB 3.2 Gen2||8x USB 3.2 Gen2|
|Dual Graphics Support||No||No||Yes||Yes|
|General Purpose Lanes||PCIe® 2.0||PCIe® 3.0||PCIe® 3.0||PCIe® 4.0|
|CPU Chipset Uplink||PCIe® 3.0||PCIe® 3.0||PCIe® 3.0||PCIe® 4.0|
Source: AMD A520