Install a PCIe adapter holder
Use this information to install a PCIe adapter holder.
About this task
Read Installation guidelines to ensure that you work safely.
Power off the server and disconnect all power cords for this task.
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.
If you have installed one double-wide GPU adapter in PCIe slot 1, or three double-wide GPU adapters in PCIe slot 1, 3, and 7; install a GPU filler for proper cooling and airflow.
If you have installed a full-length GPU adapter, install a PCIe adapter holder corresponding to the PCIe slot for your full-length GPU adapter.
- Align the PCIe adapter holder with the corresponding studs on the fan cage.NoteThe studs on the fan cage are positioned differently for the left PCIe adapter holder and right PCIe adapter holder.
- Insert the PCIe adapter holder onto the fan cage until it snaps into position.Figure 1. PCIe adapter holder installation