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Programmable Timing Control Hub™ For P4™

The 950218 is a single chip clock solution for desktop designs using the Intel Brookdale chipset with PC133 or DDR memory. It provides all necessary clock signals for such a system. The 950218 is part of a whole new line of ICS clock generators and buffers called TCH™ (Timing Control Hub). ICS is the first to introduce a whole product line which offers full programmability and flexibility on a single clock device. This part incorporates ICS’s newest clock technology which offers more robust features and functionality. Employing the use of a serially programmable I2C interface, this device can adjust the output clocks by configuring the frequency setting, the output divider ratios, selecting the ideal spread percentage, the output skew, the output strength, and enabling/disabling each individual output clock. TCH also incorporates ICS’s Watchdog Timer technology and a reset feature to provide a safe setting under unstable system conditions. M/N control can configure output frequency with resolution up to 0.1MHz increment. With all these programmable features ICS’s, TCH makes mother board testing, tuning and improvement very simple.


  • 3 - Pairs of differential CPU clocks (differential current mode)
  • 3 - 3V66 @ 3.3V
  • 10 - PCI @ 3.3V
  • 1 - 48MHz @ 3.3V fixed
  • 2 - REF @ 3.3V, 14.318MHz
  • 1 - 48_66MHz selectable @ 3.3V fixed
  • 1 - 24_48MHz selectable @ 3.3V
  • Programmable output frequency.
  • Programmable output divider ratios.
  • Programmable output rise/fall time.
  • Programmable output skew.
  • Programmable spread percentage for EMI control.
  • Watchdog timer technology to reset system if system malfunctions.
  • Programmable watch dog safe frequency.
  • Support I2C Index read/write and block read/write operations.
  • Uses external 14.318MHz crystal.

Product Specification

Outputs (#)Output TypeOutput Freq Range (MHz)Input Freq (MHz)Output Banks (#)Core Voltage (V)Output Voltage (V)Chipset ManufacturerChipset Name
2114.318000 - 200.000000, 14.318000 - 200.40000014.318000 - 200.000000, 14.31800073.33.3Intel845

Product Options

Orderable Part IDPart StatusPkg. CodePkg. TypeLead Count (#)Temp. GradePb (Lead) FreeCarrier TypeSample & Buy
950218AFLFTObsoletePVG48SSOP48CYesReelCheck Availability
950218AFLFObsoletePVG48SSOP48CYesTubeCheck Availability


Technical Documentation

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Datasheets & Errata
950218 Datasheet Datasheet PDF 140 KB Nov 8, 2006
PDN# : K-13-01R2 PRODUCT DISCONTINUANCE NOTICE Product Discontinuation Notice PDF 125 KB Oct 3, 2013
PCN# : TB1303-02 Change of Tape & Reel Packing Method for Selective Products Product Change Notice PDF 361 KB Mar 24, 2013
PDN# : K-13-01R1 PRODUCT DISCONTINUANCE NOTICE Product Discontinuation Notice PDF 125 KB Feb 28, 2013
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PDN# : K-13-01 PRODUCT DISCONTINUANCE NOTICE Product Discontinuation Notice PDF 122 KB Jan 16, 2013