CVTSS2SD — Convert Scalar Single-Precision Floating-Point Value to Scalar Double-Precision Floating-Point Value

Opcode/Instruction Op / En 64/32 bit Mode Support CPUID Feature Flag Description
F3 0F 5A /r CVTSS2SD xmm1, xmm2/m32 A V/V SSE2 Convert one single-precision floating-point value in xmm2/m32 to one double-precision floating-point value in xmm1.
VEX.LIG.F3.0F.WIG 5A /r VCVTSS2SD xmm1, xmm2, xmm3/m32 B V/V AVX Convert one single-precision floating-point value in xmm3/m32 to one double-precision floating-point value and merge with high bits of xmm2.
EVEX.LLIG.F3.0F.W0 5A /r VCVTSS2SD xmm1 {k1}{z}, xmm2, xmm3/m32{sae} C V/V AVX512F Convert one single-precision floating-point value in xmm3/m32 to one double-precision floating-point value and merge with high bits of xmm2 under writemask k1.

Instruction Operand Encoding

Op/En Tuple Type Operand 1 Operand 2 Operand 3 Operand 4
A NA ModRM:reg (r, w) ModRM:r/m (r) NA NA
B NA ModRM:reg (w) VEX.vvvv (r) ModRM:r/m (r) NA
C Tuple1 Scalar ModRM:reg (w) EVEX.vvvv (r) ModRM:r/m (r) NA


Converts a single-precision floating-point value in the “convert-from” source operand to a double-precision floating-point value in the destination operand. When the “convert-from” source operand is an XMM register, the single-precision floating-point value is contained in the low doubleword of the register. The result is stored in the low quadword of the destination operand.

128-bit Legacy SSE version: The “convert-from” source operand (the second operand) is an XMM register or memory location. Bits (MAXVL-1:64) of the corresponding destination register remain unchanged. The destination operand is an XMM register.

VEX.128 and EVEX encoded versions: The “convert-from” source operand (the third operand) can be an XMM register or a 32-bit memory location. The first source and destination operands are XMM registers. Bits (127:64) of the XMM register destination are copied from the corresponding bits in the first source operand. Bits (MAXVL-1:128) of the destination register are zeroed.

Software should ensure VCVTSS2SD is encoded with VEX.L=0. Encoding VCVTSS2SD with VEX.L=1 may encounter unpredictable behavior across different processor generations.


VCVTSS2SD (EVEX encoded version)

IF k1[0] or *no writemask*
    THEN DEST[63:0] := Convert_Single_Precision_To_Double_Precision_Floating_Point(SRC2[31:0]);
        IF *merging-masking* ; merging-masking
            THEN *DEST[63:0] remains unchanged*
            ELSE ; zeroing-masking
                THEN DEST[63:0] = 0
DEST[127:64] := SRC1[127:64]
DEST[MAXVL-1:128] := 0

VCVTSS2SD (VEX.128 encoded version)

DEST[63:0] := Convert_Single_Precision_To_Double_Precision_Floating_Point(SRC2[31:0])
DEST[127:64] := SRC1[127:64]
DEST[MAXVL-1:128] := 0

CVTSS2SD (128-bit Legacy SSE version)

DEST[63:0] := Convert_Single_Precision_To_Double_Precision_Floating_Point(SRC[31:0]);
DEST[MAXVL-1:64] (Unmodified)

Intel C/C++ Compiler Intrinsic Equivalent

VCVTSS2SD __m128d _mm_cvt_roundss_sd(__m128d a, __m128 b, int r);
VCVTSS2SD __m128d _mm_mask_cvt_roundss_sd(__m128d s, __mmask8 m, __m128d a,__m128 b, int r);
VCVTSS2SD __m128d _mm_maskz_cvt_roundss_sd(__mmask8 k, __m128d a, __m128 a, int r);
VCVTSS2SD __m128d _mm_mask_cvtss_sd(__m128d s, __mmask8 m, __m128d a,__m128 b);
VCVTSS2SD __m128d _mm_maskz_cvtss_sd(__mmask8 m, __m128d a,__m128 b);
CVTSS2SD __m128d_mm_cvtss_sd(__m128d a, __m128 a);

SIMD Floating-Point Exceptions

Invalid, Denormal

Other Exceptions

VEX-encoded instructions, see Table 2-20, “Type 3 Class Exception Conditions”.

EVEX-encoded instructions, see Table 2-47, “Type E3 Class Exception Conditions”.