Lift the PCI card out of the chassis (2). If removing a PCI Express high-end graphics card, remove
the auxiliary power supply cable (not illustrated) if required, and move the lever to release the card
and lift it out of the chassis (3). Store the card in an anti-static bag.
Close the PCI retention clamp.
PCI or PCI Express installation
Disconnect power from the system (
facing up, and remove the PCI
Open the PCI retention clamp by pressing down on the two green clips (1) at the ends of the clamp
and rotating the clamp toward the back of the system.
Remove the PCI slot cover (2).
Lower the PCI (3) or PCI Express (3) card into the chassis. Verify that the keyed components of
the card align with the socket.
If installing a card with an auxiliary power connector, plug in the power supply cable or adapter
cable supplied with the card (4). This type of card includes, but is not limited to, a PCI Express
graphics card greater than 75 W, and a 1394a I/O card.
Ensure that all cards are properly seated, and close the PCI retention clamp.
Removing the PCI or PCI-E Card
(Access panel on page
retainer(PCI retention clamp on page
Pre-disassembly procedures on page
60). Place the workstation on its side with the system board
Removing and replacing components
55), and remove the