Multi-Phase PWM Controller with PWM-VID Reference

RT8848C New Product

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The RT8848C is a 8/7/6/5/4/3/2/1 multi-phase synchronous Buck controller which is optimized for high-performance graphic microprocessor and supports nVidia OVR4i+ spec with PWM-VID interface. The RT8848C adopts AC G-NAVPTM (Green Native AVP), which is Richtek's proprietary topology derived from finite DC gain of internal GM amplifier with current mode control. By utilizing the AC G-NAVPTM topology, the operating frequency of the RT8848C varies with VID, load and input voltage to further enhance the efficiency even in CCM. Besides, for current sensing application, the RT8848C can support either a traditional DCR network current sensing from inductor or a smart power stage (SPS) which can directly provide a current monitor signal (IMON).

The RT8848C features external reference input and PWM-VID dynamic output voltage control, in which the output voltage is regulated and tracks external input reference voltage. The RT8848C can set internal RAMP amplitude through PINSETx pin and this can optimize stability and load transient performance. The RT8848C also provides complete fault protection functions including over-voltage protection (OVP), under-voltage protection (UVP), channel over-current limit (CH_OC), sum output current protection (SOC) and over-temperature protection (OTP).


  • GPU Core Power for OVR4i+ Spec
Key Spec.
Status Active
Vin (min) (V) 2.8
Vin (max) (V) 24
Vout (min) (V) 0.25
Vout (max) (V) 2
Number of Phases 8
Accuracy (Vout>=1V) (+/- %) 1
Freq Adj Yes
Freq (typ) (kHz) 300
Vcc (typ) (V) 5
Features Adjustable Current Limit;Adjustable Frequency;Adjustable Soft-Start;Cycle-by-Cycle Current Limit;DCR Current Sense;Diode Emulation Mode;Droop Control;Enable Input;Fast Transient Response;G-NAVP Control;I2C;Internal Compensation;OCP;OVP;Power Good;SCP;Stable with Ceramic Capacitor;Tri-State Input;UVP
Package Type WQFN5x5-40
  • Multi-Phase PWM Controller
  • PWM-VID Dynamic Voltage Control
  • Support 1.8V PWM-VID Interface
  • Power State Indicator
    ► LPC (Low Phase Count), PSI = Low
    ► APS (Auto Phase Shedding), PSI = Mid
    ► HPC (High Phase Count), PSI = High
  • External Reference Input Control
  • 8/7/6/5/4/3/2/1 Phase Hardware Setting
  • Adjustable Soft-Start Time
  • Adjustable Switching Frequency
  • Adjustable Phase Current Balance
  • Support Standby Mode
  • Adjustable Protection Thresholds
  • Power Good Indicator
  • ADC Reporting for IMON, TSEN and VSEN
  • Support I2C Interface for Programming
  • RoHS Compliant and Halogen Free
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Multi-Phase PWM Controller with PWM-VID Reference2022/04/12