Step 2: Running report_power_opt to Examine User/Design Specific Power Optimizations - 2020.2 English

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

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

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

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

    report_power_opt -name power_opt_1

  7. Observe the report power_opt_1 is generated in the Power Opt tab of the results windows area. When the report opens, the Summary view is displayed in the report.
  8. In the Summary view, note that 50% of the block RAMs are clock gated by the tool during Power Optimization.

  9. 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.