Intel® FPGA Power and Thermal Calculator User Guide

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Date 3/31/2023

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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 16.  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/Navigation

The Power Summary/Navigation window allows you to choose the current data entry page and shows the calculated power consumption of various types of resources, based on the current values that you specify in the data entry pages. You cannot directly edit the Power Summary/Navigation window.

Hierarchy Manager

The Hierarchy Manager displays the hierarchy of the design as you enter it in the Intel® FPGA PTC data entry pages. The Hierarchy 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.

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