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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 25
02-19-2012, 06:34 AM
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Originally Posted by SpeckV View Post
Seriously? Man I always thought they did. Why do I always see them in Escort builds? Doesn't really seem like it'd be worth the slot.
At one time EPS consoles made a big difference. It used to be that if you had a lot of weapons and didn't have EPS consoles equipped your damage would be severely gimped. But ever since the Season 2 patch when they made it so weapon power is refunded after the firing cycle ends, EPS consoles don't really help anymore.

When I tested afterward there really was a negligible difference with and without EPS flow regulators. However, my testing was done about a year ago, and it's possible things have changed since then. I'm planning to revisit some of my tests in the next month or two, once I finish my Foundry mission. I'll re-verify everything including whether EPS consoles have any effect at that time.