How to Replace the System Board | HP Z6 G4 Workstation | HP


Before you begin: Remove the access panel, riser assembly(if installed), memory fan/duct assembly, gigabit expansion board, rear fan, memory fan, M.2 solid state drives(if installed), and all PCI cards. Removal – IMPORTANT: Make careful note of the location of all cables connected to the system board for later replacement. 1. Disconnect all cables from the connectors on the system board. 2. Remove the nine 8.5 mm T15 Torx-head screws that secure the system board to the chassis. 3. While grasping the processor heatsink, carefully lift the system board slightly and slide the external connectors out of the cut outs in
the chassis. 4. Lift system board up and out of the chassis. Note: If you are installing a new system board, remove the following from the old system board and install onto the new system board: – Real-time Clock (RTC) Battery
– Processor and heatsink – Memory Module(s) Replacement – 1. At an angle, carefully slide the system board into the chassis and place the stand offs on the bottom of the system board into the cut outs in the chassis. 2. Slide the system board toward the rear of the chassis to insert the external connectors in to the cut outs in the chassis and to secure the system board into place. IMPORTANT: Ensure the audio extension cable is routed through the notch in the system board. 3. Replace the nine 8.5 mm T15 Torx-head screws that secure the system board to the chassis. 4. Connect all cables into the connectors on the system board. IMPORTANT: After system board replacement, be sure to complete post-installation tasks as required that may include: – Verifying functionality of the computer
– Updating the BIOS – Updating DMI and other settings

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