Warnings and cautions WARNING! Any surface or area of the equipment marked with this symbol indicates the presence of a hot surface or hot component. If this surface is contacted, the potential for injury exists. To reduce the risk of injury from a hot component, enable the surface to cool before touching. WARNING! Any surface or area of the equipment marked with this symbol indicates the presence of an electrical shock hazard.
Step 1—Preparing the workstation Introduction Your workstation documentation includes instructions for disassembling and preparing the workstation for installation. Procedure: Preparing the workstation To prepare the workstation for component installation: Table 1 Preparing the workstations Step Action Power down the workstation. Disconnect power from the workstation.
Step 2—Installing the graphics card Introduction This section describes how to install the graphics card in your workstation. Procedure: Installing the graphics card CAUTION: To prevent overheating, your HP xw8400 or xw8600 Workstation might need a front PCI fan if: —...
Table 2 Installing the graphics card (continued) Step Action Release the PCI retainer levers by first pressing down on them and then out (1), and remove the applicable PCI slot covers (2). If your PCI Express graphics card fits in a card guide, lower the card into the chassis and align the card in the groove of the card guide as shown next.
Table 2 Installing the graphics card (continued) Step Action Close the PCI levers (2). If the graphics card requires additional power, connect the power supply cable (3). If your PCI Express graphics card has a support bracket or a card support, install it to limit the movement of the card. The following illustrations show the installation of some typical card support devices.
Step 3—Reassembling the workstation After installation, reassemble the workstation using the instructions in the workstation documentation. The reassembly process involves reinstalling the side access panel and restoring power to the workstation. ENWW Step 3—Reassembling the workstation...