Processor Board and Processors
The ProLiant DL740 server supports two processor
boards located in the host module for up to eight
total Intel Xeon processors MP. Each processor board supports
four Intel Xeon processors MP. The server is upgradeable
in increments of four processors.
If your server has one processor board, processor
board slot 2 is populated with a processor board air
This baffle must be removed to install the
second processor board. To remove the baffle:
in the release tab while pulling the air baffle up.
To remove a processor:
- Push the lever latch forward
to release the processor lever.
- Lift the lever
up and lift the processor board out of the module. The processor
board cover must be removed to access the processor.
- Push in on the four tabs on the side
of the cover then lift it off the processor board.
the processor board over and lift the processor
clip to unlock it, and lift it off the board.
- Turn the processor board back over and open
the processor release lever. Now the processor
can be lifted from the processor board. Processors
are spared with heat sinks installed. The processor
and board design include alignment features to
prevent damage to the processor pins while installing them in the socket.