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Install a PCIe riser extender

Follow instructions in this section to install a PCIe riser extender.

About this task

  • Read Installation Guidelines and Safety inspection checklist to ensure that you work safely.
  • Touch the static-protective package that contains the component to any unpainted metal surface on the server; then, remove it from the package and place it on a static-protective surface.


  1. Align the PCIe riser extender with the four screw holes on the PCIe riser.
  2. Fasten the four screws to secure the PCIe riser extender to the PCIe riser.
    Figure 1. PCIe riser extender installation
    PCIe riser extender installation

After you finish

  1. Reinstall the PCIe adapters or GPU adapters. See Install a PCIe adapter or Install a GPU adapter.
  2. Reinstall the PCIe FHFL riser. See Install a PCIe riser.
  3. Complete the parts replacement. See Complete the parts replacement.

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube