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Voltage Regulator

The CPU voltage regulator circuit of the Gigabyte Z170MX-Gaming 5 has seven phases for the CPU. The voltage regulator uses an Intersil ISL95856 controller chip (digital design). Each phase uses two MOSFETs, but we were not able to identify the models by their codes.

Gigabyte Z170MX-Gaming 5Figure 8: voltage regulator circuit

The Gigabyte Z170MX-Gaming 5 uses solid capacitors and all the coils on this motherboard are ferrite.

If you want to learn more about the voltage regulator circuit, please read our tutorial on the subject.

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Rafael Otto Coelho is a physicist with a master’s degree in Education, and is a college professor in Brazil.