Voltage Regulator

The CPU voltage regulator circuit of the ASRock Z97 Extreme4 has 12 phases for the CPU. The voltage regulator uses an Intersil ILS6379 controller chip (digital design), and each phase uses one “Dual-Stack” NexFET MOSFET.

ASRock Z97 Extreme4Figure 9: voltage regulator circuit

The ASRock Z97 Extreme4 uses high-end Japanese Nichicon “12K” capacitors and all coils on this motherboard are aluminum alloy ones.

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