Nvidia is powering the AI revolution, here is how By Jibu Elias Sept. 6, 2017, 12:39 p.m. The future might be "powered by Nvidia" The last few years witnessed a steep decline in the sales of desktop computers and laptops, with chipmaker Intel's growth figures slowing to as low as 9% annually. Bad times to be a computer chip manufacturer, one may think. In fact, that is true to an extent. Intel can no longer take advantage of the famed Moore's law which fuelled its rise to dominance.