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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 164
# 13
01-07-2013, 08:41 AM
Originally Posted by thratch1 View Post
Honestly, I think it's less important to look at the consoles, and more important to look at the drain on your weapons power.

I'm not a min-maxer, I just recall reading that going 4x Cannons, 3x Turrets can drain your weapons power enough that it's only marginally better energy-wise than 3x Cannons, 1x Torp, 3x Turrets. Since your Torpedo doesn't work off of weapons power, it won't cause you to overdraw on that.

Take what I say with a grain of salt, though. Like I said, I'm only recalling this info, not reading off of a guide or anything. It's still worth keeping in mind, but hopefully someone else will pop into the thread that knows more about it than I do.
The torpedoes also do the same damage no matter what the range but they can get shot down.