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AR# 5500

Spartan XL - How do I estimate power in Spartan XL? What is the K factor ?

Description

How do I estimate power in Spartan XL? What is the K factor value?

Solution

See the Power Solutions page for power estimation guidelines and tools: 

http://www.xilinx.com/products/design_resources/power_central/
Download the XPE Spreadsheet for the family you want to use. This page also contains links to Power Estimator guides and White Papers. 

 

To estimate power in Spartan XL, use XBRF014 for the XC4000: 

http://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/application_notes/xbrf014.pdf

 

The K for Spartan XL is 11. Use this value when making the power calculation described in the XBRF014 application brief.

AR# 5500
Date Created 08/21/2007
Last Updated 05/14/2014
Status Archive
Type General Article