Sun Ultra 27 Workstation Service Manual

ProcedureTo Add Supplemental Power to Two PCIe2 Cards Using the Splitter Cable

Use this procedure to add supplemental power to two PCIe2 cards (for example, two Nvidia Quad FX3800 cards).

Before You Begin

You must have the auxiliary 6–pin splitter cable that was shipped with your workstation.

Note –

The 6–pin splitter cable might be installed on the 6–pin auxiliary power cable.

  1. Locate the 6–pin auxiliary power supply cable with the connector labeled To GFX Card or Splitter and release the cable from the cable retainer.

  2. If necessary, connect the 6–pin splitter cable to the 6–pin auxiliary power supply cable.

    An illustration showing the installation of the splitter
cable on the supplementary power cable.
  3. Connect the 6–pin connectors of the splitter cable to the 6–pin connectors on the PCIe2 cards.

  4. Secure the cable in the cable retainer.