PCI Express graphics card installation
This document describes how to install a PCI Express (PCIe) graphics expansion card in the HP Z
and xw Workstation series.
Graphics driver CD
Before you begin
To determine the compatibility of this product with your HP workstation, see QuickSpecs online at
— Your workstation includes dual high-performance* graphics cards.
— Your workstation includes a single high-performance graphics card and an adjacent I/O card that is
located near the inlet of the high-performance graphics card fan.
* Graphics cards with greater than 512 MB of video memory
If installing a secondary graphics card, ensure the cards are compatible.
To prevent overheating, your HP xw8400 or xw8600 Workstation might need a front PCI
Card guide (for select graphics cards)
Support bracket (for select graphics cards)
DVI-VGA video cable adapter (for select graphics cards)
Display port to DVI cable adapters (for select graphics cards)
High-density graphics cable adapter (for select graphics cards)
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