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The maximum permitted size is 11.5 x 28 x 88 mm.

The maximum permitted size for PCI-Express cards is 208.5 x 120 x 30 mm (LWH).

  1. Unscrew the two thumbscrews of the chassis cover.
  2. Slide the cover backwards and upwards.
  1. Unfasten the four ICE module attachment screws.
  2. Remove the ICE module from the chassis and put it aside.

    This 1151-pin socket is fragile and easily damaged. Always use extreme care when installing a CPU and limit the number of times that you remove or change the CPU. Before installing the CPU, make sure to turn off the computer and unplug the power cord from the power outlet to prevent damage to the CPU.

    → Follow the steps below to correctly install the CPU into the motherboard CPU socket.

  3. First unlock and raise the socket lever.
  4. Tear off the protective membrane from the metal load plate. Lift the metal load plate off the CPU socket.

    DO NOT touch socket contacts. To protect the CPU socket, always replace the protective socket cover when the CPU is not installed.

  5. Orientate the CPU and socket, please align the CPU notches with the socket alignment keys. Make sure the CPU sits perfectly horizontal, then insert the CPU into the socket.

    Please be aware of the CPU orientation, DO NOT force the CPU into the socket to avoid bending of pins on the socket and damage of CPU!

  6. Close the metal load plate, lower the CPU socket lever and lock in place.
  7. Spread thermal paste evenly on the CPU surface.

    Please do not apply excess amount of thermal paste.

  8. As shown in Illustration.
  9. Install the M.2 card into the M.2 slot and secure with the screw.
  10. Screw the ICE module to the mainboard.
  • Last modified: 2019/07/03 12:19
  • by Shuttle