Today the 18" HDMI Flat Cable and the 90 degree UP adapter showed up, as well as the SSD. I had to get creative to get the HDMI in from the back, and although not the most elegant solution, it don't really obstruct things much.
I started loading Windows 7. The motherboard fails to detect the WIFI/BT card, will investegate further.
Here are the HDMI solution pics: