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Disassembling the system board for recycle

Follow the instructions in this section to disassemble the system board before recycling.

Before disassembling the system board:

  1. Remove the system board from the server (see Remove the system board).

  2. Refer to local environmental, waste or disposal regulations to ensure compliance.

Complete the following steps to disassemble the system board:

Figure 1. Disassembling the system board

Disassembling the system board

  1. Remove the following screws as illustrated:
    • 11 slotted screws (with PH2 screwdriver)

    • Five slotted screws (with PH1 screwdriver)

    • Two guiding pin standoffs (with 7 mm wrench)

    • One plunger (with 11 mm and 16 mm wrench)

    • Two hexagon bolts on the VGA connector (with 5 mm wrench)

  2. Separate the components 1 2 3 4 5 from the system board.
    Component 2 (PSU airduct) is available only when the CPU TDP is greater than 125 W.

After disassembling the system board, comply with local regulations when recycling.