So.. a while back I posted a build called "my lil guy", which was my first mini itx build. It was scary to pack an asus strix 1080 in that thing but it all worked out pretty well. Great temps, great gaming and entertainment experience.
Then came the almighty Asus Strix 1080 TI and it did not fit inside of the mini itx chassis (I probably could have forced it in but i wasn't trying to risk destroying an almost $800 gpu). I still wanted a small form factor pc build to serve as an htpc. Luckily Phanteks introduced the Evolv TG matx around the same time. Love at first sight (although I wish it was a tad shorter).
Nonetheless, the lil guy is now sporting a bigger body, stays a bit cooler and is more attractive. I'm Proud.