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Install the PCIe riser assembly

Follow instructions in this section to install the PCIe riser assembly.

About this task

  • Go over Installation Guidelines 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 assembly with the connector on the system board, and push it in.
    Figure 1. Installing the PCIe riser assembly

  2. If you are installing x16/x16/x16 riser assembly, connect the two PCIe cables to the system board.
    Figure 2. Connecting PCIe cables from x16/x16/x16 riser to the system board

    1 PCIe connector 12 PCIe connector 2

After this task is completed

  1. Reconnect all the required cables.
  2. Proceed to complete the parts replacement (see Complete the parts replacement).

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube