UPGRADE YOUR BROWSER

We have detected your current browser version is not the latest one. Xilinx.com uses the latest web technologies to bring you the best online experience possible. Please upgrade to a Xilinx.com supported browser:Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer 11, Safari. Thank you!

Vivado Power Solution Center

The Power solution center is available to address questions related to Power while using Xilinx Devices.

When you are starting a new design with any Xilinx devices, or trouble shooting any power related problems, use this Power solution center as a guide.

Design Advisories

Vivado Power Solution Center - Design Advisory

 
The Power Design Advisory Answer Records are created for issues that are important to designs currently in progress and are selected to be included in the Xilinx Alert Notification System.
 
To update your Xilinx Alert Notification Preferences, please go to:
 
http://www.xilinx.com/support/myalerts

 
Note: The article is part of the Power Solution Center. The Power solution center for Xilinx Devices is available to address questions related to Power.

Whether you are starting a new design with any Xilinx devices or trouble shooting any power related problems, use this Power solution center to guide you and simplify your work. 

The following are Design Advisory articles related to power:
 
(Xilinx Answer 61748)  - Design Advisory Vivado Power/XPE - GTH - LPM/DFE mode under-reporting for MGTAVcc current in XPE
(Xilinx Answer 47443) - Design Advisory for 7 Series FPGA GTH transceiver Power
(Xilinx Answer 43889) - 13.2 7-series XPE: Issue to Estimate Power in Bank 0 with HP-only device 
(Xilinx Answer 37667) - Virtex-6 FPGA -1L Industrial Grade Vccint Specification Change 
(Xilinx Answer 37006) - Techniques to achieve required FPGA power-up sequencing
 
  
  


Top Issues

Vivado Power Solution Center - Known Issues

The article cover Power Articles related to current known issues as well as common questions related to Power.
 
Note: The article is part of Power Solution Center. The Power solution center for Xilinx Devices available to address questions related to Power.

When you are starting new design with any Xilinx devices  or trouble shooting any power related problems , use this Power solution center guide you and simplify work. 

 

Xilinx Answer 57888 -14.7 Xpower Analysis - "WARNING:Power - Processor frequency 1000.0 Mhz exceeds the MAX allowed 667.0 Mhz for this device..."

Xilinx Answer 57887- 2013.3 Vivado Power - When are the set, reset, and report_default_switching_activity commands being deprecated?

Xilinx Answer 57885 - 2013.3 Vivado Power - Vector less switching activity propagation is incorrect for DSP blocks 

Xilinx Answer 57884 - 2013.3 Vivado Power - reset_switching_activity command has no impact on clock signals

Xilinx Answer 57493 - 14.4 XPA - "EXCEPTION:Pds:Pds_PdmUsage.c:1419:1.24 - Invalid mode value specified"

Xilinx Answer 56291 - XPE revision 2013.1 (and earlier) reports incorrect Power-On Current for all Virtex-7 devices - Known Issues

Xilinx Answer 56291 -  XPE revision 2013.1 (and earlier) reports incorrect Power-On Current for all Virtex-7 devices - Known Issues

Xilinx Answer 54205 - 14.x XPower Analyzer - "EXCEPTION:Pds:Pds_PdlBlock.c:319:1.24 - Mode mismatch error."

Xilinx Answer 46832 - XPE - Power estimation importing .xpe from XPA

Xilinx Answer 45867 - 13.4 XPE - Increase in Write_First SDP 18K/36K BRAM

Xilinx Answer 30479 - 10.1 XPower Analyzer (XPA) - Known Issues for XPA

Xilinx Answer 24594 -  9.2i XPower Analyzer (XPA) - Known Issues for XPA Early Access (Limited Support)

 Xilinx Answer 20489 - 7.1i XPower - Power is not temperature dependent

 Xilinx Answer 20487 - 7.1i XPower - Device support for CoolRunner-IIA not yet available

Xilinx Answer 195456.3i XPower - "WARNING:Power:90 (Power:91) cannot change frequency/activity rate"

Xilinx Answer 19534 - 6.3i XPower - Using Ctrl-V to paste data into the Frequency column results in the following error: "Fatal error (GUIDUtilities:WinApp.c:657)..."

Xilinx Answer 195246.3i XPower - Worst case mode power estimate is lower than typical power values 

Xilinx Answer 19280 - 6.3i XPower - "WARNING:Power:91 - Can't change frequency of net GLOBAL_LOGIC1 to 0.16Mhz"

Xilinx Answer 17912 - 6.1i XPower - Attempting to save my settings causes the program to crash (Linux)

Xilinx Answer 17911 - 6.1i XPower - Running Estimate Activity Rates more than once causes power to increase

Xilinx Answer 179106.1i XPower - Running Estimate Activity Rates more than once causes power to increase

Xilinx Answer 17790 - 6.1i XPower - Repeatedly running "Estimate Activity Rates" causes power to increase for CPLD design

Xilinx Answer 17452 - 6.1i XPower - When running from the command line, the "-tb" switch must immediately follow the "-s" switch; Error reported: "error: Portability90"