For both short and tall PCI cards, attach the hooks of the PCI retainer (1) under the slots on the
rear of the chassis, and then rotate the retainer down until the retainer arm (2) supports the card.
PCI retention clamp
Disconnect power from the system (
Open the PCI retention clamp by pressing down on the two green clips at the ends of the clamp
and rotating the clamp toward the back of the system.
PCI Express is a point-to-point architecture and uses a serial data transmission protocol. A single PCI
Express lane consists of four wires and can transmit 250 MB/s in a single direction or 500 MB/s in both
Installing the short or tall card PCI retainer
(Access panel on page
Opening the PCI retention clamp
Pre-disassembly procedures on page
61). Place the workstation on its side with the system board
Removing and replacing components
55), and remove the