Unlike ARM’s traditional processor approach, the ARM Cortex is not just a family of processor cores, but instead, is a family of intelligent computer architectures that marry SoC technologies in the most appropriate way for each target market. Find out how the three series of ARM Cortex processor architectures, A, R, and M, occupy distinct performance ranges to fit the needs of a wide variety of applications.

Reprinted in its entirety from ARM IQ Vol. 4, No. 1, 2005