Published on 25th June 2008 by
Originally Posted by Phil RhodesFor Pete's sake stop calling it a kettle lead. It's not a kettle lead; kettle leads are fused at 13A. It's an IEC mains lead, which is fused at 5 or 6A and doesn't have a cutout in the bottom of it. Compare one some day, and you'll notice that while it's not possible to power a kettle from your computer's power supply lead (the plug won't fit, and the fuse would blow more or less immediately) it is certainly possible to power a PC from a kettle lead. If you do this, it will not be correctly fused, leading to an increased risk of fire.
It's not a kettle lead. Grngh!
Originally Posted by Article * One 55cm 20+4-pin ATX cable
* One 55cm 4-pin EPS 12V cable
* One 55cm 8-pin EPS 12V cable
* One 65nm 6-pin PCI-Express cable
* One 70cm 6+2-pin PCI-Express cable
* Three Molex cables but all have differing connector positions: #1: 30cm, 40cm and 50cm; #2: 40cm, 50cm and 60cm; #3: 45cm, 55cm and 65cm.
* Two SATA cables with differing connector positions at: #1: 40cm, 50cm and 60cm; #2: 45cm, 55cm and 65cm.
Originally Posted by Article I hope the PCI-Express cabel is not 65 nanometers "long"
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