Device-Specific Power Delivery Network (PDN) Tool 2.0 User Guide

ID 683293
Date 8/24/2021
Document Table of Contents

1. Device-Specific Power Delivery Network (PDN) Tool 2.0 User Guide

This user guide provides a brief overview of the various tabs in the device-specific PDN tool 2.0. It provides conceptual information and is common for all devices. You can quickly and accurately design a robust power delivery network with the PDN tool 2.0. This is done by calculating an optimum number of capacitors that meet the target impedance requirements for a given power supply.

Note: The PDN tool 2.0 only supports Microsoft Excel 2007 and newer, and either US or UK English language.
Table 1.  PDN Tool 2.0 Software Verification Intel has tested and verified that the PDN tool 2.0 is compatible with these platforms and software versions.
Operating System Excel Versions
Windows 10 Professional (64-bit) Office 2010 and 2016
Windows 8.1 Professional (32-bit) Office 2007, 2010, and 2013
Windows 8.1 Professional (64-bit) Office 2010 and 2013
Windows 7 (64-bit) Office 2010