Product Comparison: ASUS PRIME A320M-K vs MSI A320M PRO-VH PLUS


General Specifications
Brand
ASUS
MSI
Model
PRIME A320M-K
A320M PRO-VH PLUS
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Prime A320 series motherboards are engineered with industry-leading 5X Protection III, employing the finest components, excellent circuit design, and exacting standards to guarantee the quality and long-term durability of your motherboard.
This MSI product supports all the latest storage standards. This allows you to connect any ultra-fast storage device, giving you noticeable benefits. Start programs faster, load data faster and increase productivity.
Key Specs
Form Factor
Micro ATX
Micro ATX
Socket
AM4
AM4
Chipset
AMD A320
AMD A320
Supported Processors
Supports 1st and 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen, 7th Generation A-series, Athlon X4 Processors
Supports 1st and 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen, 7th Generation A-series, Athlon X4 Processors
Memory Slot Type
288 pin
288 pin
What customers say about "Key Specs"
ASUS PRIME A320M-K Motherboard
  • Quality of the board is good. And it has excellent compatibility with many new processors.
  • The AM4 allows you to take advantage of the full power of new Ryzen processors.
  • I inserted a Ryzen 2200g processor and it works perfectly the bios works even without update.
  • I have assembled a pc for office automation, multimedia and some games with a Ryzen 2200G, 8GB RAM and a 1050Ti. It has everything you need for a pc of these features.
  • The disadvantage it does not allow to overclock the cpus and it includes 2 slots of ram instead of 4.
MSI A320M PRO-VH PLUS Micro ATX Motherboard
  • It supports Ryzen 3000. Heatsink on CPU mosfets.
  • It has excellent hardware compatibility. In my opinion for this socket is the best price quality you can find.
  • This motherboard is occupied with a Ryzen 3 2200G processor. And it is amazing.
  • A basic motherboard that comes with everything a normal users needs. Works great with a Ryzen 5 1600X, a GTX 1060 and 16GB of DDR4.
  • This A320 don't have an NVME slot and no overclocking.
Size & Weight
Height
8.9 in.
9.6 in.
Width
8.7 in.
8.1 in.
Depth
1.57 in.
1.18 in.
Weight
1.76 lbs.
1.72 lbs.

ASUS PRIME A320M-K

MSI A320M PRO-VH PLUS

ASUS PRIME A320M-K

MSI A320M PRO-VH PLUS

ASUS PRIME A320M-K

MSI A320M PRO-VH PLUS

ASUS PRIME A320M-K

MSI A320M PRO-VH PLUS

Memory
Memory Type
DDR4
DDR4
Maximum Speed
3200 MHz
3200 MHz
Number Of Memory Slots
2
2
Max. Memory Supported
32 GB
32 GB

ASUS PRIME A320M-K

MSI A320M PRO-VH PLUS

ASUS PRIME A320M-K

MSI A320M PRO-VH PLUS

ASUS PRIME A320M-K

MSI A320M PRO-VH PLUS

What customers say about "Memory"
ASUS PRIME A320M-K Motherboard
  • It has 2 memory slots with good speed.
  • The good news is that it works with a Ryzen 5 1600 and G.Skill Ripjaws F4-3200C16D-8GVK (2x4GB) memory kit on an existing Windows 10 HOME 64.
  • It has 2 slots for ram memory. And this may not be enough for everything you want.
  • The presence of only two RAM slots may be limiting for some configurations.
  • Only has 2 dimm slots that will automatically run at 2133mhz unless you enable D.O.C.P.
MSI A320M PRO-VH PLUS Micro ATX Motherboard
  • Excellent memory compatibility. This is a genetic trait of all MSI.
  • It was easy to install, and with 8GB of RAM runs at very good speed.
  • Solid board with a Ryzen 5 1600 and 16GB memory with good speed. Would recommend.
  • Unfortunately, it supports 32 GB and has 2 memory slots, which is very frustrating.
  • Your actions may be limited in memory since there are only 2 memory slots.
Connectivity
PCI
3
3
PCI-E
PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16, 2x PCIe 2.0 x1
PCIe 3.0 x16, 2x PCIe 3.0 x1
HDMI
1
1
USB
4x USB 3.1 Gen1, 2x USB 3.0, 6x USB 2.0
6x USB 3.1 Gen1, 6x USB 2.0
SATA
4
4
Other Interfaces
M.2, RJ-45, 2x PS/2, VGA, 3x audio jacks, Optical S/PDIF out
PS/2, VGA, RJ-45, 3x audio jacks

ASUS PRIME A320M-K

MSI A320M PRO-VH PLUS

What customers say about "Connectivity"
ASUS PRIME A320M-K Motherboard
  • For the cpu that has built-in graphics has VGA and HDMI video outputs. And it's amazing.
  • The board has hdmi +vga output, the assembly has been super fast magnifies the performance and performance of the machine for the price of this board.
  • Excellent outputs with the ability to connect multiple monitors.
  • All connectors are conveniently located so that the wires are not confused.
  • The presence of a single PCIe x16 slot, which allows the use only of a single video card.
MSI A320M PRO-VH PLUS Micro ATX Motherboard
  • The board brings good specifications for its price, multitude of connections usb and sata.
  • Everything is labeled and the connections are placed well.
  • Good ports and good sound card quality.
  • Very disappointing is the lack of a connector m.2. In many similar boards, it is present.
  • The I/O cover is not sturdy at all, and it gave me a problem with the HDMI port.
Features
Native Audio
Realtek ALC887 codec
Realtek ALC887 codec
Additional Accessories Included
I/O Shield, 2x SATA cable, M.2 Screw, Driver disk
I/O Shield, 2x SATA cable, Driver disk
Extras
ASUS 5X Protection III, AI Suite 3, Ai Charger, Stylish Fanless Design Heat-sink solution & MOS Heatsink, ASUS Fan Xpert, ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3, ASUS EZ Flash 3, ASUS Q-Design
DDR4 Boost, VR Ready, Audio Boost, EZ Debug LED, X-Boost
What customers say about "Features"
ASUS PRIME A320M-K Motherboard
  • The motherboard is of quality suitable for medium builds.
  • I installed it on my new build, plenty of ports and expansion options and the BIOS UI is really good.
  • No problems at all. Stable and everything working with windows 7 pro. Solid basic board.
  • Great product worked well with the Ryzen 3 Amd processor am4. And has a good audio codec.
  • The PCIe x16 port is not metal reinforced, so it is advisable to combine a video card that is not too large.
MSI A320M PRO-VH PLUS Micro ATX Motherboard
  • The plate is thick and gives a feeling of solidity, it is not the plate that if you apply a minimum of pressure it will bend.
  • As always MSI has provided me a piece of quality for my new pc, fantastic card and with great performance for such a low price.
  • Great product and very well packaged, would recommend.
  • Awesome build that will work for a long time.
  • The audio codec of the motherboard is awesome. Very clear sound.
Power
Power Connectors
24-pin EATX, 4-pin ATX 12V
24-pin ATX, 8-pin ATX 12V
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
Other Information
Manufacturer


Other reviews