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_mm256_sqrt_ps

Computes the square root of single-precision floating point values. The corresponding Intel® AVX instruction is
VSQRTPS
.

Syntax

extern __m256 _mm256_sqrt_ps(__m256 a);
Arguments
a
float32 source vector
Description
Performs a SIMD computation of the square roots of the eight packed single-precision floating-point values (float32 values) in the source vector and returns the result of the square root operation.
Returns
Result of the square root operation.

Product and Performance Information

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