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AR# 13903

Virtex-II Pro - How much power does the PowerPC use when running?

Description

How much power does the PowerPC use when running? Does it draw any power when it is not used in the design?

Solution

Each PPC405 core consumes ~0.9 mW/MHz during operation. Therefore, at 300 MHz, it would consume ~270 mW.

The PPC405 draws no power when it is not used in a design.

AR# 13903
Date Created 08/29/2007
Last Updated 12/15/2012
Status Active
Type General Article