Remove a riser card
Use this information to remove a riser card.
Before removing a riser card, remove the top cover. See Remove the top cover.
To remove a riser card, complete the following steps:
Watch the procedure
A video of this procedure is available at YouTube.
- Disconnect related cables.
- Grasp the riser assembly by its edges and carefully lift it straight up and off the chassis.Figure 1. Riser 1 assembly removalFigure 2. Riser 2 assembly removal
- Remove the PCIe adapters that are installed on the riser card. See Remove a PCIe adapter.
- Remove the two screws that secure the failing riser card. Then, remove the failing riser card from the bracket as shown.Figure 3. riser card removal
If you are instructed to return the old riser card, follow all packaging instructions and use any packaging materials that are provided.