MSI GTX 1080 Ti Lightning + Phanteks - Enthoo EVOLV ITX Mini ITX Tower Case

I found this build https://pcpartpicker.com/b/JCyXsY and it looks awesome. I am in love with the MSI GTX 1080 Ti Lightning and plan to purchase it in the future. The problem is the card is too thick. I already have the Z270i board, G.SKILL RGB Ram and the H100i v2 water cooler. Do you think the 1080 Ti can fit that case? If not, Can anyone suggest a compact, clear side panel ITX case, which can help me display the board, RAM, and MSI 1080 Ti like the Enthoo EVOLV ITX in that build?
Thank you for helping
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  1. The Enthoo mITX will fit gpus upto 330mm. The msi lightning 1080ti is 320mm. Yes it'll fit. Just. You'll also need a 750w psu with 3x 8pin pcie.
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  2. I don't worry about the length, it's about the thickness as it take 2.5 slots
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  3. None of the mITX cases I could find will handle a tall card such as a 2.5 slot, this doesn't allow any clearance for air between psu and card. My only suggestion would be a move to an mATX case which will fit 3x/4x slot cards. Either that or forsake getting the msi lightning since if it's buried in an mITX case, you can't see much of the card in the first place, and performance between it and a upper grade 1080ti is negligible anyways. Personally, I love the looks and build of the Phanteks Enthoo, and I'd rather look at that case and suffer a 5 fps loss on top end, than move upto a larger case.
    Reply to Karadjgne
  4. Thank you for suggestion. I'm looking at the Corsair 400C, do you think the card is too high to close the side panel?
    Reply to francescfuongbregas
  5. There should be no issues with case width with that gpu/case combo. For a compact mid tower it'll fit pretty much anything from 170mm coolers to e-atx mobo's, it's pretty huge inside.
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  6. Thank you
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