Originally Posted by Mads1
The smell of new Hardware, look forward to your build, be interested to know how you get on with the GPU Block and backplate, as the i/o sheild cover plate, is very close to the PCI-E slot, if it fits nice and snug i may switch to EK.
Well my gpu arrived today
It is very tight but with the Nvidia backplate it does fit, if the EK one sits much (any) prouder it might be too tight, might just slip a thin bit of plastic in there to make sure no metal on metal parts.
Hope the EK block is lower profile than the standard cooler.