Intel® Enpirion® Power Solutions

Digital multi-phase controller and power stage for high-performance systems.

Power Management Optimized for High-Performance FPGAs, SoCs, and ASICs

Intel® Enpirion® Power Solutions offer a multi-phase DC-DC step-down converter solution that addresses key power challenges when designing high-performance systems. This solution enables you to:

  • Meet rigorous power performance requirements (for example, high efficiency and accuracy, low ripple, fast transient response)
  • Stay within system power and thermal budgets
  • Deliver reliable systems on budget and on time

This solution is optimized to power core rails for high-performance FPGAs, ASICs, and SoCs with current ranges between 40 A to 200+ A.

What Is the Digital Multi-Phase Controller + Power Stage from Intel® Enpirion® Power Solutions?

The Intel® Enpirion® Power Solutions ED8401 is a digital multi-phase DC-DC step-down controller for high current applications. The Intel® Enpirion® Power Solutions ET6160 is a monolithic 70 A Power stage with integrated current and temperature monitors.

The ET6160 power stage is optimized to operate with the ED8401 multi-phase controller. The ED8401 offers a scalable solution by operating in 4, 3, or 2 phase modes. Combined with the ET6160 70 A power stage, the system is optimized for a load current range from 40 A to greater than 200 A while offering high efficiency across the load range.

This complete solution has been validated on Intel development kits to ensure robustness and scalability.

Powering Your High-Performance Systems with Intel® Enpirion® Power Solutions

Watch this video to learn more about the benefits of powering your high-performance systems with the new multi-phase digital controller and power stage from Intel® Enpirion® Power Solutions. You can power your entire power tree with these new solutions coupled with the rest of the small, scalable, and low noise DC-DC step-down converters in the portfolio.

Product Key Features

Characteristic ED8401 Multi-Phase Controller + ET6160 Power Stage Features
Input voltage range 4.5 V to 16 V
Output voltage range 0.5 V to 1.3 V
Output voltage ripple  < 10 mVpp
Current range 40 A to 200+ A
Scalability 2, 3, or 4 phase configurations
Digital communication PMBus™ V 1.3.1 compliant for configuration, control, and telemetry
RoHS compliance Compliant - no exceptions

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