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So I'm looking to buy a new case, the only problem is that I do not live in the US ergo I must look for a lightweight full tower that will not cost a fortune to ship here [Costa Rica]..

I love the way the Raven01 looks, but unfortunately it is mad heavy, the NZXT black phantom would be my second choice but I'm unsure of it's weight and certainly doubt it's lightweight..

I'll be xfiring the 6870 shortly and upgrading to a Crosshair IV, the V3 will not be able to hold all this hardware anymore..
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Imo for such a large case to be 'lightweight' it would most likely be somewhat flimsy and poor build quality. I'm not sure how newegg handles shipping outside of us but try browsing for cases with free shipping for instance.
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post #3 of 9
Got my phantom shipped to me a few weeks ago now...was 29 LBS (according to the shipping label). Just FYI.
    
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Imo for such a large case to be 'lightweight' it would most likely be somewhat flimsy and poor build quality. I'm not sure how newegg handles shipping outside of us but try browsing for cases with free shipping for instance.

Totally, and I'll be using a courier in Miami, so conUS shipping is not a problem..

And by lightweight, I mean it compared to the RV01..
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post #5 of 9
Generally, Aluminum cases will be lighter than Steel cases, the best I can find would that's decent is LIAN LI PC-A70F which is 18lbs but cost more than the NZXT Phantom is 24lbs so the difference could be the shipping cost.
post #6 of 9
If you want a light weight full tower, then its the material (Aluminum ) that you should be looking for. An example would be them Lian Li full tower cases which weighs at min. 18lbs.

Just check out them full tower Aluminum cases. Just note that the price will be a bit high.
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post #7 of 9
I'm going to be ordering a Bit Fenix Colossus which only weighs 24lbs apparently.

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=103_970&products_id=30261
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post #8 of 9
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Appreciate the ideas, I'm now looking for an afordable aluminum case that doesn't look horrible..

And this is the first time I see the colossus, looks great, I'll keep it in mind..
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