Processor Installation This document describes how to install a second processor in an HP Workstation. Kit Contents The following components are included in your processor kit: ■ Processor ■ Fansink ■ Warranty Before you Begin IMPORTANT: Before installing a second processor on a workstation running Windows, visit http://www.hp.com/go/bizsupport and verify you have the latest system BIOS installed.
BIOS. This ensures that you have the necessary updates for your new processor to work properly. Failing to install the latest BIOS could cause your system to fail when you install your new processor. To update the system BIOS, download the latest version for your workstation from the HP website: http://www.hp.com/go/bizsupport If your workstation is running Linux, proceed to step 2.
After you have prepared the workstation for installation, perform the following steps to install the processor. For product-specific information, refer to the Service and Technical Reference Guide for your HP workstation at http://www.hp.com/support/workstation_manuals. Ä CAUTION: Failure to follow the workstation preparation instructions and these installation steps could result in an improperly installed processor, causing extensive system damage.
5. Align the holes on the fansink with the holes on the system board. The fan must be facing toward the front of the workstation. NOTE: The screws attached to the heatsink are captive screws. They are shown elevated above the heatsink in this image for clarity.
14. Click the Show All Hardware of this Device Class radio button on the Select a Device Driver screen. 15. Select Standard computers/ACPI Multiprocessor PC. NOTE: Do not select Manufacturer/HP because this is for Server products and not for workstations.