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HLSL Multiply High

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SM5 hardware does support integer instructions, but there are no 64-bit ints available in HLSL.

The code in the linked article seems to multiply the first 16 bits of the parameters to 32-bit, so that particular function would work on the SM5 GPU with only minor modification (change "unsigned" to "uint" and you're good to go).

Note that integer instructions can be slower than float ops in GPU, because there are generally fewer integer-capable computation units available. The instructions themselves are simple in this case, though. Edited by Nik02

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