Install a PCIe adapter
Use this information to install a PCIe adapter.
Locate the correct PCIe slot for the PCIe adapter. For information about the PCIe slots and supported PCIe adapters, see Rear view.
Touch the static-protective package that contains the new PCIe adapter to any unpainted surface on the outside of the server. Then, take the new PCIe adapter out of the package and place it on a static-protective surface.
To install a PCIe adapter, complete the following steps:
Watch the procedure
A video of this procedure is available at YouTube.
Figure 1. Riser 1 assembly (LP+LP)
Figure 2. Riser 1 assembly (LP+FHHL)
Figure 3. Riser 2 assembly (LP)
- Align the PCIe adapter with the PCIe slot on the riser card. Then, carefully press the PCIe adapter straight into the slot until it is securely seated and its bracket also is secured.
- (Skip this step for riser 2 assembly.) Pivot the latch on the riser bracket to the closed position.