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Quick OverviewMSI A320M-A Pro Max
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AMD AM4 motherboard inspired from architectural design, with Core Boost, DDR4 Boost, Turbo M.2, USB 3.2 Gen1
MSI motherboards feature tons of convenient and smart design, such as convenient pin-header keep out zone, friendly SATA & USB location and so on, so DIY users can pick and choose any gaming rig they want.
Cooling your PC is essential for reliable performance. MSI motherboards feature excellent power design with solid and heavy heatsink. We've made sure to include enough fan headers with full control to allow you to cool your system any way you want.
MSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans. Total Fan Control allows you check your primary system characteristics in a simplified graphical interface. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets for CPU and motherboard, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically.
Every MSI motherboards are certified by strict mechanic that feature convenient pin-header keep out zone, friendly SATA & USB location for compatibility with the widest range of components and devices, so DIY user can pick and choose the components they want. More than that, we offer a dedicated Qualified Vendor List (QVL) for the most critical part - memory. Combining with MSI DDR4 Boost technology, we provide the maximum compatibility, so you confirm and choose any gaming rig as you want.
MSI AM4 motherboards perfectly support AMD Ryzen processors. Combining MSI Core Boost, you can release maximum performance no matter what CPU you use.
With years of experience in creating performance enhancing tools that are easy to use, only the highest quality applications are at your disposal. Use these tools to get the most out of your motherboard and achieve victory when gaming. Moreover, we made sure our BIOS contains all the latest options and is easy to use for everyone. The extensive features let you fine-tune your system to deliver reliable maximum performance.
MSI motherboards featured all the latest solution for enthusiast gamers and prosumers. CPU and memory enhancement and fast storage and USB transfer speed are ready to be on the battlefield.
Each MSI motherboard is built based on the specific topic in order to match different tastes and favors. Furthermore, MSI also adopts the modern style to design the heatsink through huge surface and sleek but simple cuts in order to make the heatsink and appearance looks ripped and powerful. Combined with neutral color, such as black, grey and silver, as the main background, MSI motherboard can perfect fit different RGB LED effects and strongly shows the gamers tunes.
MSI motherboards provide the most fascinating in-studio advantages, designed to satisfy any professional workflow. Elevate your listening pleasure and network connection with MSI Audio & LAN. Enjoy extreme sound quality and uninterrupted online experience.
Brand - MSI, Model - MSI A320M-A Pro Max, Chipset Brand - AMD, Chipset - AMD A320 Chipset, CPU Sockets - AM4, Supported CPU - AMD Ryzen 1st / 2nd / 3rd Generation / Ryzen with Radeon Vega Graphics Processors & Athlon with Radeon Vega Graphics & A-series / Athlon X4 Processors, Memory Type - DDR4, Memory MHz - 1866 / 2133 / 2400 / 2667 / 2800 / 2933 / 3000 / 3066 / 3200MHz, Memory Channel - Dual Channel, Memory Slot - 2, Memory Max. - 32GB, Optane Memory Support - No, Graphics - Onboard Graphics, Multi-GPU Support - No, PCI Express Slot - 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot, PCIe 2.0 x1 slot, Storage Interface - 6Gb/s, M.2 Slot - 1 x M.2 slot (Supports PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA 6Gb/s / Supports PCIe 3.0 x2 and SATA 6Gb/s / Supports 2242/ 2260/ 2280/ 22110 storage devices), LAN Chipset - Realtek 8111H Gigabit LAN, LAN Speed (Mbps) - 10 / 100 / 1000Mbps, Audio Chipset - Realtek ALC892, Audio Channel - 7.1-Channel, Wi-Fi - No, Bluetooth - No, USB Port - 6 x USB3.2 Gen 1, 6 x USB2.0, VGA Port - No, DVI Port - 1, HDMI Port - 1, DisplayPort (DP) - No, IDE Port - No, SATA Port - 4 x SATA, DirectX Support - 12, FireWire - No, CrossFire Support - No, Sli Support - No, RaidSupport - 0,1,10, Thunderbolt - No, TPM Port - Yes, COM Port - No, Form Factor - M-ATX, Supported Operating System - Windows 7 / 10, Special Features - AMD AM4 motherboard inspired from architectural design, with Core Boost, DDR4 Boost, Turbo M.2, USB 3.2 Gen1, Running at PCI-E Gen3 x4 maximizes performance for NVMe based SSDs, Audio Boost, X-Boost, Software that auto-detects and allows to boost the performance of any storage or USB device, Core Boost With premium layout and fully digital power design to support more cores and provide better performance, Heavy Plated Heatsinks, Leading heatsinks design, for maximum cooling, Others - 1 x M.2 slot, 1x 4-pin CPU fan connector, 1x 4-pin system fan connector, 1x Front panel audio connector, 2x Front panel connectors, 1x TPM module connector, 1x Chassis Intrusion connector, 1x Serial port connector, 1x Clear CMOS jumper, HD Audio Connectors, 6 mounting holes, Warranty - 3 Year
Whether you build a new PC or upgrade the existing one, the motherboard is the most vital component to choose when you have already picked the processor of your choice.
It is important to keep a few things in mind while purchasing the mainboard:
You can single out a great CPU from either Intel or AMD, but whatever CPU you choose, make sure your mainboard has the right socket for the selected CPU. The latest mainstream AMD chips use AM4 sockets while current Intel 9th Gen Core CPUs require LGA 1151v2 sockets.
Motherboards typically come in three sizes from largest to smallest: ATX, Micro-ATX, and Mini-ATX motherboards. ATX motherboards offer the highest number of RAM and expansion slots. If you are looking for a budget build, you can use a smaller chassis with the micro or mini boards, but you'll have to settle for fewer PCIe slots, RAM banks, and other connectors.
Most mainstream boards these days have four RAM slots, although Mini-ITX models often have just two, and high-end boards frequently offer eight. The amount of slots, of course, limits the amount of RAM you can install.
It’s essential to check the I/O area on a motherboard to make sure it has the external connection options you need. You may need more USB 3 ports while others may want more audio ports. Among the most common ports, there are USB 3, USB 2, audio, USB type C, USB 3.1 Gen1 and Gen2, HDMI, Display port, PS/2 and Thunderbolt 3 ports. Ports one probably want the most are USB 2 and USB 3 Gen1 ports, as the first one is perfect for keyboard, mouse, and many other devices and the later one work with most peripherals. USB 3.1 Gen2 and USB Type-C ports will come handy in the near future, although most peripherals do not support this standard yet.