Analyzing Power Reports from the Tcl Prompt - 2021.2 English

Vivado Design Suite User Guide: Power Analysis and Optimization (UG907)

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To analyze the design power, start by reviewing the total thermal and supply power information in the power report as shown in the following figure. Then, depending on your design margin against requirements, you can review the resource or hierarchy sections. These sections show the design power distribution at a more detailed level. As a result of your analysis, you may want to return to Xilinx® Power Estimator and perform design architectural scenarios. You can perform What If? scenarios to evaluate the impact of changes in the settings for:

  • Environment
  • Device
  • Implementation
  • Power tool
Figure 1. Text Report Generated for Power and Thermal Information