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_mm256_castpd_ps

Typecasts double-precision floating point values to single-precision floating point values. No corresponding Intel® AVX instruction.

Syntax

extern __m256 _mm256_castpd_ps(__m256d a);
Arguments
a
float64 source vector
Description
Performs a typecast operation from double-precision floating point values (float64 values) to single-precision floating point values (float32 values). This intrinsic does not introduce extra moves to the generated code. Source operand bits are passed unchanged to the result.
Returns
A vector with single-precision floating point values.

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