Compliant with IMVP8™, the ISL95855 provides a complete power solution for Intel microprocessors supporting core, graphics and system agent rails. The controller provides control and protection for three Voltage Regulator (VR) outputs. The VR A output can be configured for 3-, 2- or 1-phase operation. VR B is configurable for 2- or 1-phase operation and VR C supports 1-phase operation. The address options programmable for these three outputs allow for maximum flexibility in support of the IMVP8™ CPU. All three VRs share a common serial control bus to communicate with the CPU and achieve lower cost and smaller board area compared with a two-chip approach. Based on Intersil’s Robust Ripple Regulator (R3™) technology, the R3™ modulator has many advantages compared to traditional modulators. These include faster transient settling time, variable switching frequency in response to load transients and improved light-load efficiency due to diode emulation mode with load-dependent low switching frequency. The ISL95855 has several other key features. The controller provides PWM outputs, which support Intel DrMOS power stages (or similar) and discrete power stages using the Intersil ISL95808 high voltage synchronous rectified buck MOSFET driver. The controller complies with IMVP8™ PS4 power requirements and supports power stages and drivers which are compatible. The ISL95855 supports the system input power monitor (PSYS) option. The controller supports either DCR current sensing with a single NTC thermistor for DCR temperature compensation, or more precision through resistor current sensing if desired. All three outputs feature remote voltage sense, programmable IMAX, adjustable switching frequency, OC protection and a single VR_READY power-good indicator.

Features

  • Support Intel serial data bus interface
  • System input power monitor (PSYS) supported
  • Three output controller
  • VR A configurable for 3-, 2-, 1-phase VR design
  • VR B configurable for 2-, 1-phase VR design
  • VR C supports 1-phase VR design
  • 0.5% system accuracy over temperature
  • Low supply current in PS4 state
  • Supports multiple current sensing methods
  • Lossless inductor DCR current sensing
  • Precision resistor current sensing
  • Differential remote voltage sensing
  • Programmable SVID address
  • Programmable VBOOT voltage at start-up
  • Resistor programmable address selection, IMAX, slew rate, switching frequency and droop
  • Adaptive body diode conduction time reduction

Product Options

Part Number Part Status Pkg. Type Carrier Type MOQ Buy Sample
Active TQFN Tube 50
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Active TQFN Reel 4000
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Active TQFN Tube 50
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Active TQFN Reel 4000
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Documentation & Downloads

Title language Type Format File Size Date
Datasheets & Errata
ISL95855 Datasheet Datasheet PDF 2.13 MB
ISL95855 Data Short Short Form Datasheet PDF 193 KB
Application Notes & White Papers
Five Easy Steps to Create a Multi-Load Power Solution White Paper PDF 846 KB
AN1681: Grounding Techniques Application Note PDF 509 KB
AN1684: Nonideality of Ground Application Note PDF 397 KB
Other
TB503: Skylake S-Line Applications: Setting VSA to SVID Other PDF 178 KB