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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 9
01-24-2012, 04:58 PM
Originally Posted by hevach View Post
In STFs it could very well be. Enough key targets in STFs are unshielded that the third torpedo would more than make up for losing the cannon. But dealing with shields (Say Donatra or Tac cubes), there's no way the quad can beat two DHCs and you're just pumping torpedoes into shields that negate them down to pretty much nothing.
I am kinda soft on the Quad Cannons. They have nice "shinies" (accurate sound and cool visualization) But the -10 Engine power is silly compared to the minimal damage output increase over a set of DHCs. Also, you get some purp DHCs at least you get some good modifiers!