3.151. __nv_fmaxf


float @__nv_fmaxf(float %x, float %y) 


Determines the maximum numeric value of the arguments x and y. Treats NaN arguments as missing data. If one argument is a NaN and the other is legitimate numeric value, the numeric value is chosen.


Returns the maximum numeric values of the arguments x and y.
  • If both arguments are NaN, returns NaN.

  • If one argument is NaN, returns the numeric argument.


For accuracy information see the CUDA C++ Programming Guide, Mathematical Functions Appendix, Double-Precision Floating-Point Functions section.

Library Availability:

Compute 2.0: Yes

Compute 3.0: Yes

Compute 3.5: Yes