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1.5.3 Installing a DIMM
Unplug the power supply before adding or removing DIMMs or other system components.
Failure to do so can cause severe damage to both the motherboard and the components.
1. Press the retaining clips
outward to unlock a DIMM
2. Align a DIMM on the socket
such that the notch on the
DIMM matches the DIMM
slot key on the socket.
a socket in the wrong direction to avoid damaging the DIMM.
3. Firmly insert the DIMM into the
socket until the retaining clips snap
back in place and the DIMM is
Locked Retaining Clip
1.5.4 Removing a DIMM
To remove a DIMM:
1. Simultaneously press the retaining
clips outward to unlock the DIMM.
2. Remove the DIMM from the socket.
Support the DIMM lightly with
retaining clips. The DIMM might
with extra force.
Unlocked retaining clip
DIMM slot key