Ready for AMD Ryzen™, 7th Gen A-Series and Athlon™ X4 processors
AMD Socket AM4 represents the company’s future-proof platform targeting the fastest DDR4 memory, PCIe® 3.0, and NVMe technologies available, as well as the first native USB 3.1 Gen2 support on a chipset. With processor-direct SATA and USB connectivity, configurable for real-world flexibility, the new AM4 platform takes advantage of the leading-edge features of today, and tomorrow.1,2,3
AMD X370 Chipset
Enthusiast class features and control
For overclockers and tweakers who need robust platforms, the AMD X370 chipset offers comprehensive, low-level control and supports dual graphics card configurations thanks to two PCIe® 3.0 graphics card slots. 2,3
AMD B350 Chipset
High performance and flexibility
AMD’s B350 Chipset is perfect for power-users who value flexibility and overclocking control, but don’t need the maximum PCIe bandwidth required by multi-GPU configurations.2,3
AMD A320 Chipset
Essential computing and media playback
For plug-and-play users who need their PC to “just work”, AMD’s A320 chipset provides a simple, stable platform and more than enough connectivity and bandwidth options to satisfy both demanding home users and media aficionados.
AMD X300 and A300 Chipsets
Ideal for the smallest form factors
To satisfy customers who value the smallest form factors, AMD’s X300 and A300 chipsets provide processor-direct access for excellent performance. The enthusiast-oriented X300 chipset is perfect for enthusiasts and overclockers, while the A300 chipset is geared toward practical users who need simple, small solution.2,3
CHIPSET FEATURES (EVERY AM4 PROCESSOR IS COMPATIBLE WITH EVERY AM4 CHIPSET)
|Chipset||PCI Express® Gen3 Graphics*||USB 3.1 G2 + 3.1 G1 + 2.0||SATA + NVMe||SATA Express* (SATA & GPP PCIe G3*)||PCI Express® GP*||SATA RAID**||Dual PCI Express® slots||Over-clocking***2|
|Enthusiast||X370||1x16/2x8 (AMD Ryzen™) 1x8 (A-Series/AMD Athlon™)||2+10+6||6 + x2 NVMe (or 4 SATA plus 1 x4 NVMe on AMD Ryzen™ Processor)||2||x8 Gen2 (plus x2 PCIe Gen3 when no x4 NVMe)||0,1,10||Yes||Unlocked***|
|Performance||B350||1x16(AMD Ryzen™)1x8 (A-Series/AMD Athlon™)||2+6+6||4 + x2 NVMe (or 2 SATA 1 x4 NVMe on AMD Ryzen™ Processor)||1||x6 Gen2 (plus x2 PCIe Gen3 when no x4 NVMe)||0,1,10||No||Unlocked***|
|Mainstream||A320||1x16 (AMD Ryzen™) 1x8 (A-Series/AMD Athlon™)||1+6+6||4 + x2 NVMe (or 2 SATA 1 x4 NVMe on AMD Ryzen™ Processor)||1||x4 Gen2 (plus x2 PCIe Gen3 when no x4 NVMe)||0,1,10||No||Locked|
|SFF Options||X300||1x16/2x8 (AMD Ryzen™) 1x8 (A-Series/AMD Athlon™)||0+4+0||2 + x2 NVMe (or 1 x4 NVMe on AMD Ryzen™ Processor)||0||x4 Gen3 (plus x2 PCIe Gen3 when no x4 NVMe)||0,1||Yes||Unlocked***|
|A300||1x16 (AMD Ryzen™) 1x8 (A-Series/AMD Athlon™)||0+4+0||2 + x2 NVMe (or 1 x4 NVMe on AMD Ryzen™ Processor)||0||x4 Gen3 (plus x2 PCIe Gen3 when no x4 NVMe)||0,1||No||Locked|
Notes: Features are preliminary and subject to change without notice. Customer should always consult the latest technical documentation for design and product specifications.
*Each SATA Express port functions as either two SATA 3.0 ports or 2 PCI Express® Gen3 lanes. These 2 PCI Express lanes can be combined with 2 general purpose PCI Express to form a 4-lane PCI Express port.
**SATA RAID through optimized driver. Does not include RAID for NVM Express.
***Performance thermal solution required for overclocking.