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Remove a GPU adapter

Use this information to remove a GPU adapter.

  • Depending on the specific type, your GPU adapter might look different from the illustration in this topic.

  • Use any documentation that comes with the GPU adapter and follow those instructions in addition to the instructions in this topic.

Before removing a GPU adapter:
  1. Remove the top cover. See Remove the top cover.

  2. Remove the riser bracket that has the GPU adapter installed. For instructions on how to remove the riser bracket, see Riser card replacement.

To remove a GPU adapter, complete the following steps:

  1. Depending on the GPU type, remove the add-on GPU air baffle for the GPU adapter.
    • For a double-wide GPU adapter (for example, NVIDIA V100 GPU):

      Figure 1. Removing the add-on GPU air baffle for a double-wide GPU adapter
      Double-wide add-on GPU air baffle removal

    • For a single-wide GPU adapter (for example, NVIDIA T4 GPU):

      Figure 2. Removing the add-on GPU air baffle for a single-wide GPU adapter
      Single-wide GPU holder removal

  2. Disconnect the power cable from the GPU adapter.
  3. Remove the GPU adapter from the riser bracket. See Remove a PCIe adapter.
After you finish

If you are instructed to return the component or optional device, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube