It was a blast! Tho cable management was a lot trickier than I had thought!!
My girlfriend and I took the afternoon to put it all together. We tested the board outside of the case and it ran smoothly on the first try.
ASUS ROG Strix 1070 O8 Gaming is on the way, will update pictures after it arrives.
Using the 5-way optimization from AI Suite 3 it got me a solid 4.6gz with max temps of 57°c.