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Supermicro C9Z390-CG-IW (Intel Z390) Motherboard Review (Page 3)

Steven Bassiri | Feb 18, 2019 at 10:00 am CST - 0 mins, 36 secs reading time for this page
Rating: 92%Manufacturer: Supermicro

Circuit Analysis

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The C9Z390-CG-IW shows us the goods with the heat sinks removed!

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The VRM is made up of server versions of normal consumer components, and should be able to handle more than the consumer part. The PWM controller is a digital Primarion PXE1520, which is from Infineon, and it's a 5+2 controller. The power stages are Infineon's 70A TDA21470, which are the best you can currently get. There are also high current inductors on board.

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The VCCSA and VCCIO and memory utilize monolithic power systems MPQ8633, which are 12A POL chips. There is also a Texas Instruments TPD56C215, which also provides up to 12A.

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Steven went from a fledgling forum reader in 2003 to one of the internet's brightest tech stars by 2010. Armed with an information systems degree, a deep understanding of circuitry, and a passion for tech, Steven (handle Sin0822) enjoys sharing his deep knowledge with others. Steven details products down to the component level to highlight seldom explained, and often misunderstood architectures. Steven is also a highly decorated overclocker with several world records.

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