Early Power Estimator User Guide

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Date 7/16/2021
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A.1. Document Revision History for PowerPlay Early Power Estimator User Guide

Date Version Changes
February 2017 2017.02.21 Rebranded as Intel.
January 2015 2015.01.20 Added support for MAX 10 devices.
July 2014 2014.07.25
  • Updated changing the macro security level in Microsoft Excel 2010
  • Updated "Main Worksheet", "Logic Worksheet", "RAM Worksheet", "I/O Worksheet", "PLL Worksheet", "XCVR Worksheet", "HPS Worksheet", and "Report Worksheet".
  • Added "Enpirion Worksheet" section.
June 2013 8.0
  • Updated “PowerPlay Early Power Estimator Overview”.
  • Added “HPS Worksheet” section.
  • Updated “Thermal Power”, “Power Supply Current”, “Logic Worksheet”, “XCVR Worksheet”, and “IP Worksheet” sections.
  • Updated Figure 3–1, Figure 3–2, Figure 3–3, Figure 3–9, Figure 3–11, Figure 3–12, Figure 3–13, Figure 3–15, Figure 3–16, and Figure 3–17.
  • Updated Table 2–1, Table 2–2, Table 3–1, Table 3–2, Table 3–4, Table 3–5, Table 3–6, Table 3–13, Table 3–15, and Table 3–16.
  • Added Table 3–17.
  • Removed power savings information in “Logic Worksheet”, “RAM Worksheet”, “DSP Worksheet”, “I/O Worksheet”, “PLL Worksheet”, “Clock Worksheet”, and “HSDI Worksheet”.
  • Removed “Report Power Savings for Each Functional Block” section in the “Report Worksheet”.
July 2012 7.1 Updated Table 3–4 and Table 3–5.
June 2012 7.0
  • Updated “XCVR Worksheet” section.
  • Updated Figure 3–1.
  • Updated Table 3–13.
January 2012 6.0
  • Added “HMC Worksheet” section.
  • Updated “IP Worksheet” section.
  • Updated Figure 3–1, Figure 3–2, Figure 3–21, and Table 3–2.
  • Added Cyclone V device.
  • Added Microsoft Excel 2010 support in “System Requirements” and “Download and Install the PowerPlay Early Power Estimator” sections.
August 2011 5.0
  • Updated for the Quartus II software version 11.0 release to include Arria V devices.
  • Removed PowerPlay EPE spreadsheet version, power model status, and supported feature information to the PowerPlay Early Power Estimators (EPE) and Power Analyzer page of www.altera.com.
May 2011 4.0
  • Added “PLL Worksheet” section.
  • Updated “Report Worksheet” section.
  • Updated Figure 3–1, Figure 3–9, Figure 3–11, Figure 3–12, Figure 3–13, Figure 3–15, Figure 3–16, and Figure 3–18.
December 2010 3.0
  • Updated for the Quartus II software version 10.0 release.
  • Added information about Arria II GZ devices.
  • Updated Table 1–1, Table 1–2, and Table 1–3.
July 2010 2.0
Updated for the Quartus II software version 10.0 release:
  • Added Stratix V device.
  • Added “Report Worksheet”.
  • Updated “System Requirements”, “Download and Install the PowerPlay Early Power Estimator”, “Entering Information into the PowerPlay Early Power Estimator”, and “Estimating Power Consumption”
  • Combining all the worksheets into “PowerPlay Early Power Estimator Worksheets” chapter.
  • Updated Table 1–2, Table 1–3, Table 7–2, and Table 11–1.
  • Updated Figure 3–1.
  • Minor text edits.
January 2010 1.1 Updated Table 1–2 and Table.
November 2009 1.0 Initial release.