Best AMD A520 Motherboards 2022

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The AMD A520 chipset may not be featured on the absolute best motherboards around, it's still worth considering if you're on a tighter budget or don't care for the advanced functionality offered by B550 and X570 chipsets. We've rounded up the best AMD A520 motherboards right here for you to start your search.

Choosing the best A520 motherboard

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The best motherboards for AMD Ryzen 3000 and 5000 series processors will come with B550 or X570 chipsets. These chipsets offer more advanced functionality (including PCIe 4.0) than A520 boards. Because of this, motherboard vendors will include higher-quality components, as well as better I/O and overclocking support on B550 and X570 motherboards.

Still, A520 chipset motherboards are still worth considering if you don't plan on overclocking your PC or need the best USB layout on the rear of the chassis. Our collection of A520 motherboards are brilliant for budget-friendly PC builds, as well as even more capable gaming rigs. Gigabyte's A520 Aorus Elite is our top pick thanks to its feature set, offering great value.

There are other great picks like the Gigabyte A520I AC, which will fit inside the most compact PC cases, while still offering good functionality for more capable Ryzen 5000 series PC builds. If you need something a little ... more, we have rounded up the best AMD X570 motherboards.

Rich Edmonds
Senior Editor, PC Build

Rich Edmonds is Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him over on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.