Give us a brief synopsis of what your company does – EXTREME PCs (www.extremepcs.com) specializes in selling laptop and desktop PCs for families and businesses in Nebraska. Our machines can be completely customized to order with the most extensive catalog of parts available and with a industry leading LIFETIME warranty on our desktop PCs. We also repair old computers, phones, and tablets as well, if your device is in need of a tune-up EXTREME PC has you covered!
How long have you been in Lincoln? – We have been working out of Lincoln for 20 years, but our new storefront is celebrating its one-year anniversary this month!
Who is the owner? – Justin Nolte is the owner of EXTREME PCs and has been working in the PC and technology field for over 20 years.
What sets EXTREME PCs apart from the rest? – We set ourselves apart from the other companies with our LIFETIME warranty on our desktops PCs. Nobody offers a LIFETIME warranty, and we put this guarantee on all desktop systems we sell. Additionally, the attention to detail and craftsmanship that goes into every build. We hand build the PC to fit it to the customer’s needs or use; and if you don’t know what you are looking for, our knowledgeable and skilled employees can help you find the perfect machine.
What do you like about doing business in Lincoln? – We love the local community and the excitement they get when they come into our store and use our product for themselves! Serving the community with quality service and computers is what we strive for every day.
What kind of community organizations/groups is your business involved with? – We have worked closely with the Make a Wish Foundation to help give back to the community.
What changes have you seen in the industry and your business in the past few years? – Recently, we’ve seen new products come out that give home users power and performance they never expected at an affordable price compared to machines from the past 10 years. These new parts are also rated to not only perform a lot faster but also a lot longer, giving the consumer more value for their purchase.
Additionally, the explosive growth of ESports, which refers to organized online competitive gaming among professional players. The audience can watch the event by either visiting the arena live or online through gaming broadcasters. This sport will soon be a one billion dollar business, with a global audience of over 300 million fans. Several of these ESports tournaments attract more viewers than the Superbowl. PC gaming is growing year after year.
EXTREME PCs can build your next gaming PC!
What do you see happening with the business in the next five years? – We expect to see growth among customers who are looking to upgrade their outdated home PCs to the next level of performance-inspired desktops. Whether they are looking for a machine that will last them another 10 years, or they want cutting-edge gaming and professional performance capabilities on their device for their family or business.
What is the most unique or interesting thing about your business that most people don’t know? – We offer custom water cooling for desktops, which is a system that employs a series of coolant-filled tubes, a radiator, water blocks (the equivalent of heat sinks), and a couple of other components to keep PCs feeling refreshed. If you are looking for the highest-performing PC, one that also doubles as an art piece, stop by our store to check out our most extreme systems.
What is one goal for your business that you have yet to accomplish? – As we continue to serve the Lincoln area, we are hoping we can grow and expand our services further across Nebraska and potentially into neighboring states.