The ASRock A520M-HDV is a motherboard that supports AMD AM4 Socket Ryzen 3000, 4000 G-Series, and 5000 and 5000 G-Series Desktop Processors. It features a 6 Power Phase design and comes with ASRock Super Alloy components such as Premium 50A Power Choke, Sapphire Black PCB, and High Density Glass Fabric PCB.
The motherboard includes ASRock Ultra M.2 slots that support PCIe Gen3 x4 and SATA3 interfaces. It also offers Full Spike Protection for all USB, audio, and LAN ports to safeguard against power surges.
In terms of memory, it supports Dual Channel DDR4 Memory Technology with 2 DDR4 DIMM slots. The supported memory configurations vary depending on the CPU installed, with maximum system memory capacity of 64GB. It also supports Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules and features 15μ gold contacts in the DIMM slots.
For graphics, the motherboard has integrated AMD Radeon Vega Series Graphics for Ryzen Series APUs. It supports DirectX 12 and offers three graphics output options: D-Sub, DVI-D, and HDMI. It also supports triple monitor setups and provides HDMI 2.1 with a maximum resolution of 4K x 2K (4096×2160) @ 60Hz.
The audio capabilities include 7.1 CH HD Audio with the Realtek ALC887/897 Audio Codec and surge protection. The LAN features PCIE x1 Gigabit LAN with a Realtek RTL8111H controller, supporting Wake-On-LAN, Lightning/ESD Protection, Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az, and PXE.
In terms of storage, the motherboard has 1 Ultra M.2 socket and 4 SATA3 6.0 Gb/s connectors. It supports RAID 0, RAID 1, and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices.
The motherboard offers various connectors, including SPI TPM Header, COM Port Header, Chassis Intrusion and Speaker Header, CPU Fan Connector, Chassis Fan Connectors with Smart Fan Speed Control, 24-pin ATX Power Connector, 4-pin 12V Power Connector, Front Panel Audio Connector, USB Headers, and more.
The rear panel I/O consists of PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port, D-Sub Port, DVI-D Port, HDMI Port, USB Ports (2 x USB 2.0, 4 x USB 3.2 Gen1), RJ-45 LAN Port with LED indicators, and HD Audio Jacks.
The motherboard supports ASRock Motherboard Utility (A-Tuning) and ASRock XFast LAN software. It also features ASRock Full HD UEFI with Instant Flash for easy and quick BIOS updates. Hardware monitoring capabilities include temperature sensing, fan tachometer, quiet fan control, fan multi-speed control, and voltage monitoring.
The ASRock A520M-HDV is a micro ATX form factor motherboard measuring 9.0 inches x 7.9 inches (23.0 cm x 20.1 cm) and features a solid capacitor design.