Step 2: Running report_power_opt to Examine User/Design Specific Power Optimizations - 2021.1 English

Vivado Design Suite Tutorial: Power Analysis and Optimization (UG997)

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  1. In the Flow Navigator, select Implemented Design.
  2. From the main menu, select Reports > Report Power Optimization.

    The Report Power Optimization dialog box appears, as shown in the following figure.

  3. Enter power_opt_1 for the Results name.
  4. Ensure that the Open in a new tab option is checked.
  5. Click OK. Alternatively, execute the following command in the Tcl Console:

    report_power_opt -name power_opt_1

  6. Observe the report power_opt_1 is generated in the Power Opt window. When the report opens, the Summary view is displayed in the report.
  7. In the Summary view, note that 50% of the block RAMs are clock gated by the tool during power optimization.

  8. In the Power Optimization Report, select Hierarchical Information > BRAMs > Tool Gated BRAMs and observe the block RAM cells and its CE ports which are gated by the tool during the power optimization.