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Install a PCIe adapter

Use this information to install a PCIe adapter on the system board or the riser assembly.

  • Your server supports the PCIe slot 5 when two processors are installed.

  • PCIe slot 6 does not support PCIe adapters with external mini-SAS HD connectors.

  • Only use PCIe adapters provided by Lenovo. Lenovo makes no warranty regarding non-Lenovo products or services. For a list of supported PCIe adapters, see: Lenovo ServerProven website.

  • When installing Ethernet adapters with RJ-45 connectors, observe the following installation sequence:
    Table 1. Installation sequence of Ethernet adapters with RJ-45 connectors
    Number of installed processorPCIe slot
    One processor4, 2, 6, 3, 1
    Two processors4, 2, 6, 3, 5, 1