Facebook Pixel

PPCS's Blog

  1. An In-depth Look at EK CryoFuel Solid

    An In-depth Look at EK CryoFuel Solid

    When it comes to watercooling, coolant choice is one of the hardest decisions to make. Especially in 2020 when there’s dozens of different coolants to choose from. You’ll always get differing opinions on various brands of coolant if you ask around the web as well. I am frequently asked, “what coolant is best for my loop?”.


  2. Custom Waterways at PPCs

    Custom Waterways at PPCs

    Hello fellow modders and watercoolers! If you’ve been at this hobby for any amount of time, you’ve probably seen one of the new trends in watercooling. WATERWAYS, or distribution plates as others call them. They’re handy for streamlining your tubing runs, and are most definitely pretty to look at in those custom builds. The only problem is that they take a CNC mill in order to make, not to mention a bit of experience with machining. One solution to this is off-the-shelf waterways from brands like EKWB, Bykski, and Barrow, however, these are all designed for specific cases, with a set hardware configuration.



  3. Optimus Watercooling - The New Benchmark in PC Watercooling

    Optimus Watercooling - The New Benchmark in PC Watercooling

    Performance PCs is proudly announcing it’s new partnership with Optimus Advanced Watercooling! If you haven’t heard of this brand yet, you’re in the right place. These guys are pretty new to the scene, however they bring a lot to the table, right out of the gate.



  4. PDXLAN 2019 - An Event to Remember

    PDXLAN 2019 - An Event to Remember

    PDXLAN is one of the smallest events that we have attended so far, but with this being said it would have to be one of our favorites. The community that gets together to hold this kind of event is one of a kind. They seem more like a family then a random group of people wanting to get together and game. From start to finish we felt welcomed and appreciated for attending with multiple current and future customers coming to our booth to talk about watercooling. PDXLAN is amazing and if you ever get the chance to attend one I hope that you do.



  5. Quakecon 2019

    Quakecon 2019

    This years Quakecon can be summed up in three words Stressful, Fun and Rewarding. With this being one of the biggest events that we do, and my second one that I have personally planned for Performance-PCs, I decided let’s go big or go home. With plans for more Sponsors, Display Products, Builds and Giveaways ....and I think we did just that!

  6. Corsair HydroX Series

    Corsair HydroX Series

    If you’ve been in the PC scene for any amount of time, you’ve probably heard of the brand Corsair. Before May 28th of this year, you would have only known them for their cases, fans, RAM, peripherals, power supplies, and much more. However, you can now find their new product line called “HydroX” at your favorite watercooling and modifications store, Performance-PCs.com! Whether you’re a veteran water loop wizard, or are still clinging to your Corsair AIO, this new line of custom loop components has something you’ll be interested in.

  7. Dreamhack Dallas 2019

    Dreamhack Dallas 2019

    For any of you that have ever been to a Convention such as Dreamhack you understand me when I tell you that it was a unforgettable and incomparable experience, and for those who have never been to such a Con like Dreamhack you are missing out. This blog is a rundown of my first but definitely not my last experience at Dreamhack.

  8. How to pick the right tubing and fittings

    How to pick the right tubing and fittings

    One of the most confusing parts of building a custom loop is the fittings and tubing, by far. It can be quite stressful when you first look at all the options you have at PPCs when it comes to fittings and tubing. It is extremely important that you purchase compatible fittings and tubing for your custom loop, but it is much easier than you might think. I hope that this quick guide on how to pick out the correct fittings and tubing for your loop helps relieve some of the stress with your build.

  9. CPU Waterblock Comparison - February 2019

    CPU Waterblock Comparison - February 2019 One of the most common questions I get asked as technical support for a watercooling retailer is, “Which CPU block should I get?”. As simple as this question may be to some of you, the answer isn’t always so straight forward for others. Which is precisely why I wanted to get my hands on as many as CPU blocks as I could and put them to the test! In total, I tested seven (7) blocks from five (5) different brands. I stuck purely to measurable performance metrics, as I really have a hard time quantifying any kind of aesthetic categories. So strap on your goggles and throw on some gloves, because we’re about get down to the technical details of my CPU block performance testing! Read more...
  10. Quakecon 2018

    Quakecon 2018 Have you ever been to a con or gaming event? If you have, I’m sure you can agree that they are not only a great place to hang out with your tech friends, but they are also great for meeting new ones. This is especially true for QuakeCon in Grapevine Texas every year. This was my second year attending the event, and it was even better than the year before! Read more...

21 items

Show per page
Please select a wishlist