Installing a CPU
HP recommends that you do not swap processors (CPUs) from one system board to another.
To install a CPU:
Disconnect power from the workstation (see
Remove the side access panel (see
Remove the CPU heatsink (see
Remove the CPU (see
Using extreme care, fully raise the CPU socket lever and cover.
care when installing the CPU in the socket.
Align the notches in the CPU base with the tabs on the socket as shown in the figure below.
Seat the CPU into the socket. Ensure that the underside of the CPU is level with the top of the CPU
The CPU cover plate has two tangs opposite its hinge. The tangs slip beneath the mounting screw
on the systemboard as the CPU cover plate hinges downward over the CPU. Close the CPU cover
plate by closing the socket lever, latching the lever securely into the locking notch on the cover
Replace the CPU heatsink (see
Chapter 5 Replacing components
Removing the side access panel on page
Removing the CPU heatsink on page
Removing a CPU on page
The CPU socket contacts are delicate. To avoid bending the contacts, use extreme
Seating the CPU
Installing the CPU heatsink on page
Predisassembly procedures on page
99), and then close the side