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Reverse this procedure to install the fan into the fan/graphics board heat sink assembly.
The graphics board spare part kit includes replacement thermal material.
Spare part number
AMD FirePro M5950 XT-GL 1GB GDDR5 (DP 1.2 and Eyefinity Plus support)
NVIDIA Quadro 5010M, N12E-Q5 4 GB dedicated GDDR5 video memory
NVIDIA Quadro 4000M, N12E-Q3 2 GB dedicated GDDR5 video memory
NVIDIA Quadro 3000M, N12E-Q1 2 GB dedicated GDDR5 video memory
Before removing the graphics board, follow these steps:
Shut down the computer. If you are unsure whether the computer is off or in Hibernation, turn
the computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
Disconnect all external devices connected to the computer.
Disconnect the power from the computer by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet
and then unplugging the AC adapter from the computer.
Remove the service access cover (see
Remove the keyboard (see
Remove the top cover (see
Remove the graphics board:
Remove the two Phillips M2.5×3.0 screws (1) that secure the graphics board to the system
Lift the right edge of the graphics board (2) until it rests at an angle.
Chapter 4 Removal and replacement procedures