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Join Date: Jun 2012
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# 36
11-20-2012, 03:19 AM
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Originally Posted by seekerkorhil View Post
It may not be diminishing returns but the fact is when you add a 4th console the dps only increases by about 90 on each DHC. I suspect the total increase in dps on a 4 DHC 3 Turret escort, after power drain, is probably no more than 400 dps. I wouldn't sacrifice an armor console or shield capacity console for that little gain.

A dead ship does 0 dps.
Many Tac DPS buffs are multiplicative and scale extremely well with the extra damage of a 5th console. That's why a 5 console ship in PvP has an alpha that hits like a truck.

I'd sacrifice an amor or shield console any day of the week. Staying alive isn't that hard. As you said, a dead ship does 0 DPS, and a 5 tac console ship excels at making enemy ships dead,

I'm personally hoping they add the Pach Raptor as a new fleet ship and give it a 5 tac console layout.