Apparently it is seeing rising demand for its graphics chips and strength in rapidly growing areas such as self-driving systems and artificial intelligence.
The company also forecast revenue of $1.90 billion, plus or minus two percent, for the current quarter, marginally higher than the $1.88 billion the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street predicted.
Revenue in the company's graphics processing units business, which contributes more than three-quarters to its total revenue, rose 57 percent to $1.85 billion in the fourth quarter.
Revenue at the company's fast-growing data center business, which counts Amazon's Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Alibaba Groups cloud business among its customers, more than tripled to $296 million in the quarter.
The business is also expected to grow sequentially, Nvidia Chief Financial Officer Colette Kress said on a conference call.
Revenue in Nvidia's automotive business, which produces the DRIVE PX 2 self-driving system used by Tesla Inc, reported a 37.6 percent rise to $128 million.
Analysts had expected revenue of $135.3 million from the business.Nvidia's total revenue rose to $2.17 billion from $1.40 billion, beating the average analyst estimate of $2.11 billion.
The company's net income more than tripled to $655 million.