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HP Xw6600 - Workstation - 2 GB RAM Installation Manual

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Second Intel® Xeon® processor installation
Introduction
This document describes how to install a second Intel® Xeon® processor in HP
Workstations, and HP xw6000 and xw8000 series Workstations with Land Grid Array (LGA) processor
sockets.
Intel® Xeon® processor
Processor heatsink
Warranty information
Installation instructions
Static strap (to prevent possible damage from static electricity)
Static-free mat (to prevent possible damage from static electricity)
T-15 Torx screwdriver (Long blade required for some installations)
To view QuickSpecs and determine the compatibility of this product with your HP workstation, see
http://www.hp.com/go/productbulletin
CAUTION:
installed. The second processor must be the same speed, cache, size, and type as the primary
processor.
CAUTION:
Workstations
• Adding a second processor without corresponding memory results in an unsupported configuration.
• Mixing Unbuffered and Registered DIMMS is not supported. All DIMMS in the system must be either
Unbuffered or Registered.
• See the workstation service guide at
procedures regarding DIMM installation.
ENWW
To prevent loss of data, the second processor must be identical to the processor currently
Additional memory is required when adding a second processor to HP
© 2006–2009 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Intel and Xeon are U.S.
registered trademarks of Intel Corporation. Microsoft, Windows, XP, and Windows Vista
are U.S. registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Printed in the U.S.
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  • Page 1: Kit Contents, Tools Required, Before You Begin

    DIMM installation. © 2006–2009 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Intel and Xeon are U.S. registered trademarks of Intel Corporation. Microsoft, Windows, XP, and Windows Vista are U.S. registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Printed in the U.S.

  • Page 2: Warnings And Cautions

    Warnings and cautions WARNING! Any surface or area of the equipment marked with this symbol indicates the presence of an electrical shock hazard. To reduce the risk of injury from electrical shock, do not open any enclosed area marked with this symbol. WARNING! To reduce the risk of electric shock or damage to your equipment: —...

  • Page 3: Microsoft Windows Xp Professional, Red Hat Linux

    Step 1—Verifying the workstation processor Before installing a second Xeon processor chip, verify the number and type of processor chip or cores (based on your operating system) currently installed on your workstation. Record this information for later reference. Windows Vista Business reports the number of physical processor chips installed in the workstation. Microsoft Windows XP Professional and Red Hat Linux report the total number of processor cores contained within the fabric of the processor chip, not just the number of physical processor chips that are installed, and displays the data for either two or four processor cores (depending on your workstation...

  • Page 4: Removing Components

    Step 2—Preparing for component installation CAUTION: Failure to install the latest system BIOS might cause the workstation to fail when the new processor is installed. NOTE: Workstation models vary. All illustrations are examples only. Download and install updates Check for available system BIOS updates specified for your HP workstation model and operating system at http://www.hp.com/go/workstationsupport.

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    Step 3—Installing the second processor CAUTION: Observe the following cautions when removing or replacing a processor: — Installing a processor incorrectly can damage the system board. Contact an HP authorized reseller or service provider to install the processor. If you plan to install the processor yourself, read all of the instructions carefully before you begin.

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    To install the processor: Remove the plastic cover from the processor. Align the notches in the processor base with the tabs on the socket. Seat the processor into the socket. Ensure that the processor is level with the socket. Figure 2 Installing the processor Close the processor cover plate.

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    Installing the second processor in HP xw series Workstations After preparing the workstation for component installation, perform the following steps to install the processor: Remove the processor socket protective cover. Figure 3 Removing the socket protective cover If there is a plastic plug in the second processor heatsink hole, remove it. Raise the processor socket handle fully .

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    Seat the processor into the socket. Ensure that the processor is level with the socket. Figure 5 Installing the processor Close the processor cover plate. Lightly press down on the processor cover plate while closing the socket lever. CAUTION: After installing the processor in the socket, do not power up the workstation without the heatsink attached.

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    Step 4—Installing the processor heatsink CAUTION: If the heatsink must be removed for any reason after the system has been powered up, the thermal interface must be cleaned off with alcohol and replaced with a new thermal interface. Failure to do so will overheat the processor. CAUTION: After installing the processor in the socket, do not power up the workstation without the heatsink attached.

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    Fully tighten the remaining pair Tighten all screws to 6 inch-lbs of torque. Figure 7 Tightening the heatsink screws Installing the processor heatsink in the HP xw Workstation series CAUTION: Ensure that the second heatsink does not crush the electrical wires of the first heatsink fan.

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    To install the heatsink: Align the heatsink mounting posts with their respective threaded mounting holes on the system board . The fan must face toward the front of the workstation. The fins on the fan face toward the rear of the chassis. Connect the heatsink electrical receptacle to the second processor heatsink fan header connector on the system board Figure 8...

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    To tighten the screws: Partially tighten the four heatsink screws so that the heatsink body remains level. Fully tighten one pair of diagonally opposite screws Fully tighten the remaining pair Tighten all screws to 6 inch-lb of torque. Figure 10 Tightening the heatsink screws Step 5—Reassembling the workstation To reassemble the workstation after installation:...

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    Windows Vista Business — To verify the presence of two processor chips, complete the following: Click Start. Click Windows Welcome. Click Show more details. The Processor line indicates (2 processors) at the end of the line. Microsoft Windows XP Professional When the workstation starts, Windows XP Professional detects the new processor and silently installs it without sending any prompt or information to the user.

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    Japanese 日本語 This document is available in Japanese. See http://www.hp.com/support/workstation_manuals, then select your workstation product and select Japanese from the drop down Manual Language menu. このドキュメントは日本語版が用意されています。http://www.hp.com/support/workstation_manuals にアクセスし、ご使用のワークステーション製品を選択し、Manual Language ドロップダウン メニ ューから Japanese を選択してください。 Second Intel® Xeon® processor installation ENWW...

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