Power Advantage

By: Xilinx  09-12-2011
Keywords: Power Consumption, System Performance

Leading in Power Innovation

Attain increased power advantages without compromising desired overall system performance with the latest Xilinx 7 series FPGAs.  Power efficiencies realized through a 28nm high-performance, low power process, coupled with architecture innovations and simple and efficient power estimation tools. Xilinx provides a complete solution from IC technologies to software tools to help you optimize the total power consumption of your design.

7 Series FPGA Power Advantage

  • Intelligent Clock-Gating for up to 30% dynamic power reduction
  • Team Design for multi-site design teams
  • Design Preservation for timing repeatability
  • Partial reconfiguration for greater system flexibility, size, power, and cost reduction

7 Series Power Benchmark Examples

Xilinx 7 series FPGAs consistently demonstrate the lowest total power of any competing 28nm family.  Here you will find detailed total power benchmarks representing real application designs across multiple market segments, demonstrating the power-efficiency leadership of Xilinx 7 series FPGAs.

Realize your Power Advantage Today!

Available for all commercially available Xilinx FPGAs, the company provides a complete solution that encompasses power estimators and analyzers, power-driven implementation tool algorithms and a variety of power-related documentation.

Pocket Power Estimator (PPE) App

XPower Estimator (XPE)

The Xilinx power estimator tool makes it easy to calculate your power advantage.  We offer product-specific spreadsheet-based power estimation tools, delivering accurate and easy-to-use ways for you to quickly model the power consumption of your next design.

Important Information

The following spreadsheets contain macros. Macros must be enabled within Excel if you use:

  • Excel 2003: Go to Tools > Macro > Security
  • Excel 2007: Go to Excel options > Trust Center > Trust Center Settings > Macro Settings

Download the XPE Tool that is right for you:

Keywords: Power Consumption, System Performance

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