How to remove GPU
No matter if you are a gamer, graphics designer or a normal computer user, chances are that you want to acquire new components often in order to get a higher processing quality. Getting a new graphics card can be a good acquisition, but at the same time it can be a little hard to figure out how to install it. You will need to remove the old graphics card first, and this is what the article is all about.
You have to open the side panel of your computer, as this is very important, since it will provide you with direct access to the board.
Look on the side panel and you will immediately be able to locate the graphics board, it usually has at least two DVI connectors there, and it should look like this.
You will need to get a screwdriver and start pulling the screws holding the board in place, try to remove all the screws and then continue to the next step.
Once these are removed, the board will start losing its balance, so it’s basically ready to be removed from the slot.
As you can see, the graphics card is placed directly into the motherboard, so you will need to pay extra attention in regards to the way you pull it out.
Remove the PCI-E connectors before pulling the card out, as this is a very important step.
In order to pull the graphics card out safely, make sure that you are putting your finger on the motherboard then push gently.
Start retrieving the card easily and be careful not to touch any other component in your computer.
And this is it! You successfully managed to remove your graphics card from your computer and now you are ready to place a new, better one in the same slot!