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Dell PowerEdge R720 and R720xd Owner's Manual

Installing The PCIe Card Holder

  • CAUTION: Many repairs may only be done by a certified service technician. You should only perform troubleshooting and simple repairs as authorized in your product documentation, or as directed by the online or telephone service and support team. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. Read and follow the safety instructions that came with the product.
  • CAUTION: Do not use your system without the PCIe card holder installed. The PCIe card holder is necessary to ensure proper system cooling.
  1. Turn off the system, including any attached peripherals, and disconnect the system from its electrical outlet.
  2. Open the system.
  3. Align the PCIe card holder with the projection on the chassis and push it down until firmly seated.
  4. If applicable, replace the full-length PCIe card.
  5. Close the system.
  6. Reconnect the system to its electrical outlet and turn the system on, including any attached peripherals.

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