Thunderbolt 4 will arrive this year
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Will be just as fast as Thunderbolt 3 because that is the way innovation works

The first PCs using Thunderbolt 4 will arrive this year along with Intel's new Tiger Lake processor, but it appears the all-purpose port won't be any faster at transferring data than the 4-year-old Thunderbolt 3.

Intel shows Ghost Canyon modular NUC at CES 2020
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Razer jumps on that bandwagon with Tomahawk

Among other things, Intel also brought the next-generation Ghost Canyon NUC to CES 2020 show floor, which revealed a bit more specifications on the current platform and the modular motherboard that will be available to OEM partners, and, surprisingly, Razer is already onboard as the first partner with Tomahawk gaming desktop and chassis.

AMD announces 3rd gen Ryzen 4000 mobile processors
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First laptops in Q1 2020 and 100+ systems in 2020

A big part of AMD's CES 2020 keynote was about its new 3rd gen Ryzen 4000 series mobile processors based on Zen 2 CPU architecture and 7nm manufacturing process. The Ryzen 4000 mobile processors will be coming in U-, H-, and Pro-series versions, targeting different market segments, and AMD promises big things in the laptop market segment in 2020 as it puts a lot of pressure on Intel.

Tiger Lake is the next Intel chip you need to worry about
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Next GPU, code-named DG1 gets a public airing

CES in Las Vegas has Intel talking about its next-generation chips due in 2020: Tiger Lake and how its GPU, code-named DG1 apparently works.

MIT tells you how fast your code will run on different chips
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Uses machine learning tool

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) boffins have developed a new machine learning-based tool that will tell you how fast code can run on various chips.