Single Phase, D-CAP+™ Sync Buck Controller for IMVP6+ CPU and GPU in Embedded Computing


Product details


Vin (Min) (V) 3 Vin (Max) (V) 28 Vout (Min) (V) 0.3 Vout (Max) (V) 1.5 Iout (Max) (A) 60 Regulated outputs (#) 1 Number of Phases 1 Switching frequency (Min) (kHz) 200 Switching frequency (Max) (kHz) 500 Iq (Typ) (mA) 1.8 Features PVID Duty cycle (Max) (%) 50 Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 105 Type Controller Rating Catalog Control mode D-CAP+ open-in-new Find other Buck controllers (external switch)

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VQFN (RHB) 32 25 mm² 5 x 5 open-in-new Find other Buck controllers (external switch)


  • Minimum External Parts Count
  • Full IMVP6+ Compliance, Including VR_TT and Output Power Monitor
  • Dual Mode DAC supports 5-Bit and 7-Bit VIDs
  • 0.3-V to 1.5-V Output Range
  • ±8 mV VCORE Accuracy Over Line/Load/Temp
  • Optimized Efficiency at Light and Heavy Loads
  • Patented Output Overshoot Reduction (OSR) Reduces Output Capacitance
  • Accurate, Adjustable Voltage Positioning
  • Selectable 200/300/400/500 kHz Frequency
  • 3-V to 28-V Conversion Voltage Range
  • Fast FET Driver w/Integrated Boost Diode
  • Integrated OVP Can Be Disabled
  • Available in 5 × 5, 32-Pin QFN PowerPAD Package
    • IMVP6+ Single-Phase CPU and GPU VCORE Embedded Computing Applications

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The TPS59610 is a fully Intel-compliant single-phase synchronous buck controller with integrated gate drivers designed for use in low-power CPUs and Intel integrated Graphics solutions for IMVP-6+ generation notebook systems. Advanced control features such as D-CAP+ architecture and OSR overshoot reduction provide fast transient response, lowest output capacitance and high efficiency. The TPS59610 DAC provides the 5-bit graphics render VID. The TPS59610 provides the full compliment of IMVP6+ I/O including VR_TT, and PMON. Adjustable control of VCORE slew rate and voltage positioning round out the IMVP6+ features. In addition, the TPS59610 includes two high-current FET gate drivers to drive external N-channel FETs with low switching loss.

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Technical documentation

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* Datasheet Single Phase, D-CAP+(tm) Synchronous Buck Controlle datasheet Feb. 23, 2010
User guides Using TPS59610EVM-675, 5-V Vin 2010 Atom™ E6xx Tunnel Crk Pwr System Mar. 03, 2011
User guides TPS5961xEVM User's Guide Dec. 14, 2010
More literature 2010 Intel™ Atom Power System EVM and Support Tools [WMV] Jul. 20, 2010

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Reference designs

Sync Buck for Intel Atom E6xx Tunnel Creek (1.8V @ 5A)
PMP5855 — The PMP5855 is designed to use a regulated 12V (8V-14V) bus to produce 10 regulated outputs in sequence for an Atom E6xx Tunnel Creek Power System. The PMP5855 is specially designed to demonstrate the TPS59610 Atom E6xx CPU and GPU Vcore regulators while providing a number of test points to evaluate (...)
Sync Buck for Intel Celeron M723 (1.05V @ 15A)
PMP5885 — PMP5885 powers the CPU plus GFX in a Notebook application. CPU is powered by TPS59610 controller plus two NexFETs for an 18A electrical / 10A thermal requirement. TPS51220A plus NexFETs power a 1.05V @ 15A GFX plus a 5V @ 5A requirement.
Design files
Sync Buck for Intel Atom E6xx Tunnel Creek (1.25V @ 10mA)
PMP5922 TI's Highest Power Density Low Input Voltage Complete Intel Atom E6xx (Tunnel Creek) power system designs; in 967mm2 this design has all the voltage regulators needed to power Intel's Atom E6xx CPU platform and fit onto a 70x70 or smaller COM Express Module used in Industrial Automation and Process (...)
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