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Quick OverviewMSI X570-A Pro DDR4 AMD AM4 Socket Mainboard
Inspired from architectural design, with Lightning Gen 4 PCIe and M.2 solution, Frozr Heatsink, Core Boost, DDR4 Boost, Audio Boost 4, USB 3.2 Gen2 connector
MSI motherboards been designed with tons of smart features for convenient setup and usage, such as pin-header keep out zone, friendly SATA & USB location and multiple cooling solutions, so DIY users can pick and choose any gaming rig they want.
Cooling is essential for a high performance PC to sustain intense workloads. X570-A PRO features a heavy duty heatsink on the MOSFETs for reliable processor power delivery. Numerous fan headers with full fan speed control lets builders tune their system cooling the way they like it.
MSI motherboards been designed to make the system assembly process as convenient as possible. An array of system tuning features and troubleshooting tools are available to ease installation and setup.
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 even over clocking, so you confirm and choose any gaming rig as you want.
MSI X570 motherboards support latest generation RYZEN processors from AMD with updated features and capabilities. Ascend to new heights with a platform built for both creators and gamers.
MSI lightning Gen 4 PCI-E is the latest and the fastest PCI-E data transfer solution with 64GB/s of unidirectional transfer bandwidth that has doubled compared to its previous generation. PCIe 4.0 maintains both backward and forward compatibility with older and newer specifications. Optimized by steel armor design and server grade PCB, you can enjoy next-gen devices without any compromise.
Model - MSI X570-A Pro, CPU Sockets - AM4, Chipset - AMD X570 Chipset, Supported CPU - AMD Ryzen 2nd and 3rd Generation / Ryzen with Radeon Vega Graphics Processors, AMD Ryzen 2nd Generation Radeon Graphics Desktop Processors, Memory Type - DDR4, Memory MHz - 1866/ 2133/ 2400/ 2667/ 2800/ 2933/ 3000/ 3066/ 3200/3466 /3600/ 3733 /3866 /4000 /4133 /4266 /4400MHz, Memory Channel - Dual Channel, Memory Slot - 4, Memory Max. - 128GB, Optane Memory Support - No, Graphic - Onboard Graphics, Multi-GPU Support - 2-Way AMD CrossFire, PCI Express Slot - 1 x PCIe 4.0/ 3.0 x16 slot (PCI_E1), 1 x PCIe 4.0/ 3.0 x16 slot (PCI_E3, supports x4 mode), 3 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots, Storage Interface - 6Gb/s, M.2 Slot - 2 x M.2 slot (Supports PCIe 4.0 x4, Supports PCIe 3.0 x4, Supports 2242/ 2260/ 2280/ 22110 storage devices), LAN Chipset - Realtek 8111H Gigabit LAN, LAN Speed (Mbps) - 10/100/1000Mbps, Audio Chipset - Realtek ALC1220, Audio Channel - 7.1-Channel, USB Port - 1 x USB3.2 Gen 2 Type-C, 1 x USB3.2 Gen 2, Type-A, 8 x USB3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, 6 x USB2.0, HDMI Port - 1, SATA Port - 2 x SATA, 4 x SATA, DirectX Support - 12, Supported Operating System - Windows 10, Form Factor - ATX, RaidSupport - 0,1,10, CrossFire Support - Yes, Special Features - Inspired from architectural design, with Lightning Gen 4 PCIe and M.2 solution, Frozr Heatsink, Core Boost, DDR4 Boost, Audio Boost 4, USB 3.2 Gen2 connector, Lightning Gen 4 Solution, The latest Gen4 PCI-E and M.2 solution with up to 64GB/s bandwidth for maximum transfer speed and performance, Frozr Heatsink Design, Designed with the patented fan and double ball bearings to provide best performance for enthusiast gamers and prosumers, Set Core Power Free, Core Boost, 8+4 pin CPU power connectors, DDR4 Boost, Audio Boost 4, Multi-GPU With Steel armor PCI-E slots, Supports 2-Way AMD Crossfire, AMD Turbo USB 3.2 Gen2, Powered by AMD USB 3.2 Gen2 controller, ensures an uninterrupted connection with more stability and fastest USB speeds, Others - 2 x M.2 slot, 1 x 4-pin CPU fan connector, 1 x 4-pin water-pump connector, 4 x 4-pin system fan connectors, 1 x Front panel audio connector, 2 x System panel connectors, 1 x TPM module connector, 1 x Serial port connector, 1 x Clear CMOS jumper, 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector, 4 x EZ Debug LEDs, HD Audio Connectors, Flash BIOS Button, 9 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.