To enable the use of doubles inside CUDA kernels you first need to make sure you have a CUDA Compute 1.3-capable card. These are the newer versions of the nVidia CUDA cards such as the GTX 260, GTX 280, Quadro FX 5800, and Tesla S1070 and C1060.
Thereby you have to add a command line options to the
Note: you can use sm_11 and sm_12 to enable functionality added in CUDA 1.1 and CUDA 1.2 respectively.
Source: https://www.cs.virginia.edu/~csadmin/wiki/index.php/CUDA_Support/Enabling_double-precision and http://forums.nvidia.com/index.php?showtopic=84999&pid=481809&mode=threaded&start=#entry481809