A Transformative Approach to SoC Design

Accelerate Compute Performance, Enhance Security and Improve Developer Access

The digital experience is evolving. These experiences are becoming richer—more interactive, more intuitive and far more immersive. That means faster, more fulfilling, and more intelligent experiences for users that are customized around them and their needs. But it also equates to more advanced, complex, and demanding multi-compute workloads—especially when it comes to cutting-edge XR, gaming, viewing, and AI-based experiences. To realize these requirements, there needs to be a massive shift in the approach to SoC design.

Arm’s Total Compute strategy is a blueprint for that shift, moving from a product evolution focus to use case driven solutions. It adopts a holistic system approach that ensures compute platforms can seamlessly and securely handle the workloads of tomorrow—even with the proliferation of more devices, use cases and killer apps that require powerful compute resources.

By accelerating compute performance, providing improved developer access and expanding security through greater protections across the ecosystem, we can deliver digital immersion use-cases and experiences on future devices.

A Closer Look

Three Key Principles of Total Compute

Total Compute
Compute Performance

Provide the performance, efficiency and AI capabilities required for the next generation of devices.


Defense-in-depth for protection across the entire ecosystem.

Developer Access
Developer Access

Improved accessibility and increased performance across software and tools.

Arm Introduces Total Compute Solutions

Purpose-built compute and specialized processing

New solutions include the first v9 Cortex CPUs, stunning new graphic capabilities with scalable Mali GPUs and new system IP all designed together using the holistic approach of the Total Compute strategy.

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Start Your Journey to Holistic SoC Design

Total SoC Compute for Dummies

Start your journey to holistic SoC design for immersive digital experiences with this essential eBook for engineers and developers.

Engineering for Tomorrow’s Workloads

Learn more about the future technical requirements on consumer devices and how Arm Total Compute will ensure processor technology is ready for this next wave of innovation.

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