10 Companies To Watch In 2008

We've always loved the Hard-Driving, Big Daddy graphics processors thrust into the market by Nvidia. What makes them look so hot in 2008 is the changing market dynamics, specifically the company's tight relationship with Intel and its move to build integrated chip sets for the Intel platform.

All this as long time rival ATI, which was bought by AMD last year, tries to keep its graphics edge under a new parent. Even if ATI keeps its footing, Nvidia is poised to prosper in the wake of a much bigger embrace of graphics processors by all comers to take some processing pressure off core CPUs.

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