Due to a problem with the Early Power Estimator (EPE) Intel® Stratix® 10 version 19.4 and earlier, you may see this error even if the total number of used pins in the IO tab is within the maximum GPIOs.
You can ignore the error and this problem won’t affect your power estimation result.
You can see the correct maximum GPIOs in the respective Intel® Stratix® 10 product family overview below.
- Intel Stratix 10 GX/SX Product Family Overview - Intel Stratix 10 FPGA and SoC Family Plan
- Intel Stratix 10 TX Product Overview - Intel Stratix 10 TX Family Plan
- Intel Stratix 10 MX (DRAM System-in-Package) Device Overview - Intel Stratix 10 MX Family Plan
This problem has been fixed in Intel® FPGA Power and Thermal Calculator version 21.3. Use Intel® FPGA Power and Thermal Calculator version 21.3 or newer instead of Early Power Estimator Intel® Stratix® 10.