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I was sleeving my psu and the x750 has one wire thats very thin. With the slightest force, I pulled the wire out from the connector and out from the crimp. It happens to be the wire that powers the fan. So is it ok if I used a case fan and place it on top of my x750 and go internal fan less?
    
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Just buy a new set of pins and connector and do it right next time.
Then again, you're not pulling much over 400,450w out of it, if you have lots of airflow in the case it may not even need the fan. Alternatively why not fit the case fan inside the PSU?
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Whenever I try to strip the wire, I notice not only do I strip the wire but also cut one of two of the tiny metal strings(?).

I'm going to get a crimper from frozen cpu since mc nor frys have the size I'm looking for.
    
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a few of the copper strands that get taken off is nothing to worry about.
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I was sleeving my psu and the x750 has one wire thats very thin. With the slightest force, I pulled the wire out from the connector and out from the crimp. It happens to be the wire that powers the fan. So is it ok if I used a case fan and place it on top of my x750 and go internal fan less?
It depends what kind of load you are putting on the PSU and how strong a fan you are using.
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why not just install it inturnaly and hook it up right? unless you like ghetto rigging
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