Remove a processor
Follow instructions in this section to remove a processor. This task requires a Torx T20 driver.
About this task
This task must be operated by trained technicians that are certified by Lenovo Service. Do no attempt to remove or install it without proper training and qualification.
Power off the server and peripheral devices and disconnect the power cords and all external cables. See Power off the server.
Prevent exposure to static electricity, which might lead to system halt and loss of data, by keeping static-sensitive components in their static-protective packages until installation, and handling these devices with an electrostatic-discharge wrist strap or other grounding system.
- Use a Torx T20 screwdriver to loosen the screw.
- Slightly lift up the retention frame in the direction shown.
- Slightly lift up the rail frame in the direction shown. The processor in the rail frame is spring-loaded.
- Hold the blue tab of the processor carrier and slide the processor carrier out of the rail frame.