Exchanging Power Information - 2020.2 English

Xilinx Power Estimator User Guide for Versal ACAP (UG1275)

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2020.2 English
The following table summarizes the current level of support for importing data into XPE and exporting data from XPE.
Table 1. File format support for Export/Import
File Format File Extension Import into XPE Export from XPE
Text Power Report .pwr NA Not Supported
Xilinx Design Constraints .xdc NA Planned
XPE Exchange .xpe Yes Yes
Export XML .xml No Yes
  1. Not all data is supported for XPE Exchange when importing XPE data from earlier device families to a Versal™ device.
  2. XPE does not yet support import of Vivado Report Power analysis as it is not yet available.
  3. XPE Exchange enables import and export of XPE data. Typical use cases include:
    • Transfer of data between XPE spreadsheets.
    • Transfer of IP estimation between spreadsheets.
    • Import of power estimation data from high-level compilers such as the NoC Compiler.
    • Import of results from Vivado® Report Power to analyze in XPE (not yet supported for Versal devices).
  4. XML export allows you to export .xml file that provides estimation to be used in the schematic checklist for the preferred power vendors.