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_mm256_round_ps

Rounds off single-precision floating point values to nearest upper/lower integer depending on rounding mode. The corresponding Intel® AVX instruction is
VROUNDPS
.

Syntax

extern __m256 _mm256_round_ps(__m256 a, int iRoundMode );
Arguments
a
float32 vector
iRoundMode
A hexadecimal value dependent on rounding mode:
  • For rounding off to upper integer, the value is
    0x0A
  • For rounding off to lower integer, the value is
    0x09
Description
Rounds off the elements of a float32 vector
a
to the nearest upper/lower integer value. Two shortcuts, in the form of
#defines
, are used to achieve these two separate operations:
#define _mm256_ceil_ps(a) _mm256_round_ps((a), 0x0A) #define _mm256_floor_ps(a) _mm256_round_ps((a), 0x09)
These
#defines
tells the preprocessor to replace all instances of
_mm256_ceil_ps(a
) with
_mm256_round_ps((a), 0x0A)
and all instances of
_mm256_floor_ps(a)
with
_mm256_round_ps((a), 0x09)
.
For example, if you write the following:
__m256 a, b; a = _mm256_ceil_ps(b);
the preprocessor will modify it to:
a = _mm256_round_ps(b, 0x0a);
The Precision Floating Point Exception is signaled according to the (immediate operand)
iRoundMode
value.
Returns
Result of the rounding off operation as a vector with single-precision floating point values.