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AR# 56747

Vivado Power - How do I disable BRAM power optimization in Vivado ?


How do I disable BRAM power optimization in Vivado ?


To disable BRAM power optimization, add the following to the XDC.

To disable power_opt for all components, use the following command:

set_power_opt -exclude_cells [get_cells my_module/my_bram1]

We recommend only excluding the BRAM elements that are failing timing or are associated with timing critical path.

To understand the impact of the BRAM power_opt functionality: (Xilinx Answer 56336)

AR# 56747
Date Created 07/12/2013
Last Updated 01/13/2015
Status Active
Type General Article
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2013.2