Intel® FPGA Power and Thermal Calculator User Guide

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Date 9/26/2022

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4.2. Intel® FPGA PTC Primary GUI Components

The Intel® FPGA Power and Thermal Calculator (PTC) GUI is divided into the following major areas for entering power data about your design and viewing Intel® FPGA PTC results.
Figure 14.  Intel® FPGA PTC Graphical User Interface (GUI)

Data Entry Area

You enter values for the parameters that impact power calculation in the data entry area. The data entry area displays a named GUI page that corresponds to the various device architecture features included in the Intel® FPGA PTC power model.

Power Summary

The Power Summary shows the calculated power consumption of various types of resources, based on the current values that you specify in the data entry pages. The Power Summary is not directly editable.

Module Manager

The Module Manager displays the hierarchy of the design as you enter it in the Intel® FPGA PTC data entry pages. The Module Manager allows you to enter and modify hierarchy names, import and export hierarchies, and delete unneeded hierarchy levels.

Device Selection and Thermal Analysis Windows

The Device Selection and Thermal Analysis windows summarize device characteristics and presumed thermal operating conditions, respectively. This information is also available on the Main and Thermal data entry pages.

Page Selection

The Page Selection window allows you to choose the current data entry page.

Not all dockable windows may be visible by default. You can change which of the dockable windows are visible using the View menu.