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Dell Precision Tower 3420 Owner's Manual

Installing the optional PCIe SSD card

NOTE: : The PCIe SSD card is shipped with the following components:

  1. PCIe SSD card
  2. Thermal pad
  3. Screw
  1. Follow the procedure in Before Working Inside Your Computer
  2. Remove the:
    1. cover
    2. hard drive
    3. optical drive
  3. Peel the adhesive tape (blue) from the rubber.
    Figure displaying removing the blue adhesive tape.
  4. Place the rubber on the computer [1] and peel the adhesive tape (pink) from the rubber [2].
    Figure displaying placing the thermal pad on the system board
  5. To install the SSD card:
    1. Connect the SSD card to the connector on the system board [1].
    2. Tighten the screw to secure the SSD card to the system board [2].
    Figure displaying installing the PCIe SSD card into the slot.

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