Carefully lift the card from the chassis (3).
If you are not replacing the card in this slot, install an expansion slot cover and close the
expansion card retention clamp.
If the expansion card retention clamp does not close, ensure that all cards are properly seated,
and then try again.
Installing an expansion card
workstation, how much memory each graphics card includes, and graphics card power requirements.
To install an expansion card:
Disconnect power from the workstation (see
Remove the side access panel (see
Push the expansion card retention clamp levers down on the outside of the chassis to release the
retention clamp (1) as shown in the figure below.
Remove the expansion card slot cover by pulling it up, out of the chassis (2).
Angle the card into the expansion card guide.
Chapter 5 Replacing components
Removing the slot cover
Grasp the slot cover between two fingers—one from the inside of the chassis, and one from
to learn which graphics cards are supported in the
Predisassembly procedures on page
Removing the side access panel on page