Step 3: Running report_power to Examine Power Savings - 2021.1 English

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

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  1. In the main menu bar, select Reports > Report Power.
  2. In the Report Power dialog box, make the following settings
    • Specify the Results name as power_1.
    • In the Environment tab, make sure the Process is set to maximum.
  3. Click OK. Alternatively, in the Tcl Console execute this Tcl command:
  4. In the Summary view of the Power Report, observe an approximately 100-200mW power savings compared to the non-optimized power run in the previous lab.

    You can generate a bitstream to program the hardware and measure its power, to observe the power saving in hardware. See Measuring Hardware Power Using the KC705 Evaluation Board for hardware power measurement instructions.