EST. 1980 - San Antonio, TX

Altex Computers & Electronics has been offering quality off-the-shelf computer and networking equipment to both our local and national customer base since 1980. From the beginning with one single location in San Antonio, TX, Altex has grown steadily over the last 33+ years to now consist of a highly integrated network of eight store locations throughout Texas, a National & International Mail Order Department to service customers across the globe, and a large Internet presence, where our extensive product listings and resources are simply a mouse-click away.

Altex’s 25,000 square foot distribution center is packed with over 12,000 computer and network technology products that not only supply our stores, but is at the ready to ship for all Internet, telephone, fax, and emailed orders. Through a variety of shipping methods, Altex can ship anywhere within the United States and multiple places globally.

Altex Computers & Electronics remains committed to giving customers the products they want, with competitive pricing and a level of quality, service, and attention they deserve. Our diversified national business customer base is well over 250,000, primarily representing educational, industrial, commercial, and government entities with our consumer customer base growing rapidly alongside.

With over 165 knowledgeable and caring employees, Altex works closely with our customers to understand their needs and provides cost-effective solutions with quick turnaround.


Altex offers a variety of products and services, listed below are just a few of the things we have to offer.

  • Computers (Desktops, Laptops, Servers, & Tablets)
    Custom, & Pre-Built Desktops, Laptops, & Servers Systems
  • Server Racks, Enclosures, & Computer Cases
    Open, Enclosed, Wall Mounted, Accessories & More
  • Security & Surveillance Equipment
    Analog, IP, and Wireless Cameras, DVRs, NVRs, & More
  • Networking Hardware, & Solutions
    Routers, Server Racks, Switches, Wired & Wireless Solutions
  • Computer Components, Peripherals, & Software
    CPU’s, Drives, Input Devices, Monitors, Motherboards, & More
  • AV (Audio/Video) Equipment
    Amplifiers, Mounts, PA Systems, Projectors, & More
  • Power Protection, & Standby Power Solutions
    Outlet Strips, Surge Protectors, UPS Backups, & More
  • Cables, Connectors, Bulk, & Pre-Made
    Bulk, Cat 5e, Cat 6, Fiber Optic, USB, & More
  • Batteries, Chargers, Inverters, & Accessories
    Alkaline, Button, Camera, Coin, Phone, & Rechargeable
  • Tools, & Testing Equipment
    Clamp, Digital, Network, Phone, Tone/Probe Testers, & More
  • Wire Organization, Labeling & Other Supplies
    Clips, Duct, Labeling, Sleeves, Tape, Ties, Wraps, & More
  • Soldering Equipment, & Supplies
    Solder, Soldering Irons, Stations, Tips, & Accessories