GPU enablement kit

WARNING: To reduce the risk of personal injury, electric shock, or damage to the equipment, remove the power cord to remove power from the server. The front panel Power On/Standby button does not completely shut off system power. Portions of the power supply and some internal circuitry remain active until AC power is removed.
CAUTION: To prevent improper cooling and thermal damage, do not operate the server unless all PCI slots have either an expansion slot cover or an expansion board installed.

To install the component:

  1. Power down the server.
  2. Remove all power:
    1. Disconnect each power cord from the power source.
    2. Disconnect each power cord from the server.
  3. Do one of the following:
  4. Remove the access panel.
  5. Remove the air baffle.
  6. Remove the standard efficiency air diverters from the air baffle.
    Removing the standard efficiency diverters
  7. Install the GPU retention clips onto the air baffle.
    Installing the GPU retaining brackets
  8. Remove the standard heatsinks.
    Removing the standard heatsink
  9. Install the high-performance heatsinks.
    Installing a high performance heatsink
  10. Install the air baffle.
    Installing the air baffle
    IMPORTANT: This server supports GPU riser cages in both the primary and secondary riser locations. This document shows installation into the secondary riser location.
  11. Remove the secondary PCI riser blank. Some models might require removing more than two screws.
    Removing the secondary PCI riser blank
  12. Install a GPU into the optional GPU-enabled riser cage.
    Installing a GPU into the GPU-enabled riser cage
  13. Connect the power cable.
    Connecting the GPU power cable
  14. Press down on the top of the retention clips and slide them to the unlocked position.
    Sliding retention brackets to unlocked position
  15. Install the GPU-enabled riser cage option.
    Installing a GPU option
  16. Slide the retention clips to the locked position.
    Locking the retention brackets
  17. Install the access panel.
  18. Slide the server into the rack.
  19. Connect each power cord to the server.
  20. Connect each power cord to the power source.
  21. Power up the server.