ISL95870 ISL95870A ISL95870B PWM DC/DC Controller with VID Inputs for Portable GPU Core-Voltage Regulator The ISL95870, ISL95870A, ISL95870B ICs are Single-Phase Synchronous-Buck PWM regulators featuring Intersil’s proprietary R4 Technology™. The wide 3.3V to 25V input voltage range is ideal for systems that run on battery or AC-adapter power sources. The ISL95870A and ISL95870B are low-cost solutions for applications requiring dynamically selected slew-rate controlled output voltages. The soft-start and dynamic setpoint slew-rates are capacitor programmed. Voltage identification logic-inputs select four (ISL95870A, ISL95870B) resistor-programmed setpoint reference voltages that directly set the output voltage of the converter between 0.5V and 1.5V, and up to 5V with a feedback voltage divider. Compared with R3 modulator, the R4 modulator has equivalent light-load efficiency, faster transient performance, accurately regulated frequency control and all internal compensation. These updates, together with integrated MOSFET drivers and schottky bootstrap diode, allow for a high-performance regulator that is highly compact and needs few external components. The differential remote sensing for output voltage and selectable switching frequency are another two new functions. For maximum efficiency, the converter automatically enters diode-emulation mode (DEM) during light-load conditions such as system standby.