Intel® Quartus® Prime Standard Edition User Guide: Design Optimization

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Date 11/12/2018
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1.5.2. Performing a Design Exploration with the DSE II Utility

Note: Before running DSE II, specify the timing constraints for the design.

This description covers the type of settings that you need to define when you want to run a design exploration. For details about all the options available in the GUI, refer to the Intel® Quartus® Prime Help.

To perform a design exploration with the DSE II tool:

  1. Start the DSE II tool.
    If you have an open project in the Intel® Quartus® Prime software and launch DSE II, a dialog box appears asking if you want to close the Intel® Quartus® Prime software. Click Yes.
  2. In the Project page, specify the project and revision that you want to explore.
  3. In the Setup page, specify whether you want to perform a local or a remote exploration, and set up the job launch.
  4. In the Exploration page, specify optimization settings and goals.
  5. When the configuration is complete, click Start.