The ASRock A320M-HDV is a motherboard designed for AMD processors. It supports AMD Socket AM4 A-Series APUs (Bristol Ridge) and Ryzen Series CPUs (Vermeer, Cezanne, Renoir, Matisse, Picasso, Summit Ridge, Raven Ridge, and Pinnacle Ridge). The motherboard has a 6 Power Phase design and supports CPUs with a maximum power of 105W.
Some of the unique features of the ASRock A320M-HDV include ASRock Super Alloy components, such as High Density Glass Fabric PCB and Sapphire Black PCB, which provide enhanced durability and stability. It also features ASRock Ultra M.2 for high-speed storage, Full Spike Protection to safeguard USB, audio, and LAN ports, and the ASRock Live Update & APP Shop for easy software updates.
The motherboard is based on the AMD Promontory A320 chipset and supports dual-channel DDR4 memory. The memory support varies depending on the CPU installed, with different Ryzen series CPUs and A-Series APUs supporting different memory speeds. The maximum capacity of system memory is 32GB, and the DIMM slots feature 15μ gold contacts.
In terms of graphics, the motherboard has integrated AMD Radeon Vega Series Graphics for Ryzen Series APUs and integrated AMD Radeon R-Series Graphics for A-Series APUs. It offers multiple graphics output options, including D-Sub, DVI-D, and HDMI, and supports triple monitor setups. The HDMI port supports resolutions up to 4K, while the DVI-D and D-Sub ports have lower maximum resolutions. The motherboard also supports audio with 7.1 channel HD Audio using the Realtek ALC887/897 Audio Codec.
For connectivity, the ASRock A320M-HDV includes a PCIe x1 Gigabit LAN port using the Realtek RTL8111H controller. It has multiple expansion slots, including PCIe x16 slots for different CPU/APU models and a PCIe x1 slot. The storage options include four SATA3 6.0 Gb/s connectors for traditional hard drives or SSDs and an Ultra M.2 socket for high-speed M.2 SSDs.
The motherboard also offers various connectors, headers, and ports for additional peripherals and devices. These include USB headers, audio connectors, fan connectors, power connectors, and more. The rear panel I/O provides a range of ports, including PS/2, D-Sub, DVI-D, HDMI, USB 2.0, USB 3.2 Gen1, RJ-45 LAN, and audio jacks.
The ASRock A320M-HDV comes with software utilities such as A-Tuning, APP Charger, and XFast LAN, and features UEFI BIOS with Full HD support, Instant Flash for easy firmware updates, and Easy RAID Installer for simplified RAID configuration. It also includes hardware monitoring features for temperature, fan speed, and voltage monitoring.
The motherboard has a Micro ATX form factor with solid capacitor design, measuring 9.0 inches by 7.9 inches (23.0 cm x 20.1 cm), suitable for compact PC builds.