The company Micro-Star International has announced the release of two new motherboards for the AM4 platform based on the A320 logic set. New items were named MSI A320M Grenade and A320M Bazooka, made in the form factor microATX and should become the basis for budget gaming or office PCs.
Both boards are equipped with a six-phase CPU power system, two PCI Express 2.0 x1 expansion slots and one PCI-E 3.0 x16. They support up to 64 GB (up to 32 GB in the A320M Grenade model) of DDR4-2667 memory. For connecting drives, there are four SATA 6 Gb / s ports and one M.2 connector. They have four PCI-E 3.0 interface lines. Realtek RTL8111H controller is responsible for wired network interface. The audio subsystem is based on the Realtek ALC892 codec (ALC887 for the A320M Grenade model).
Video outputs HDMI, DisplayPort and D-Sub can be used to output images from graphics core built into APU. Motherboards MSI A320M Grenade and A320M Bazooka will start arriving on store shelves in the near future. Their estimated price will be 85 and 75 dollars, respectively.