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Disassembling the system board for recycle

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

About this task

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


  1. Remove the system board from the server (see Remove the system board).
  2. Disassemble the system board.
    Figure 1. Disassembling the system board

    Disassembling the system board

    1. Remove the following screws as illustrated:

      • Nine slotted screws (with PH2 screwdriver)

      • Four guiding pin standoffs (with 6 mm wrench)

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

      • Eight T20 screws on the CPU sockets (with T20 screwdriver)

      • Two hexagon bolts on VGA and COM (RS232) connectors (with 5 mm wrench)

    2. Separate the components 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 from the system board.

After you finish

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