ISR vs CIG?

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costi
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ISR vs CIG?

Post by costi » Thu, 22. Oct 09, 00:15

Which of these weapons is better (ship in question: Hyperion Vanguard, main battery)?

There is a huge difference in there weapons stats between the game encyclopedia and the Internet..

On http://eng.x3tc.ru/x3_tc_weapons/laser-list.php we have:
CIG: 7845 shield damage, 2615 hull, 420m/s speed
ISR: 2671 shield, 962 hull, 498 m/s speed

The in-game encyclopedia:
CIG: 9.8k shield, 3.2k hull, 420 speed
ISR: 10.2k shield, 3.7k hull, 498 speed

Who to trust on this one, since the difference is huge?
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Post by Roger L.S. Griffiths » Thu, 22. Oct 09, 00:27

That site does neither quote nor take into account refire rate and is quoting damage per shot... The in game encyclopedia quotes damage per second.

The in-game encyclopedia is probably the better source of data for comparing weapons as it is more complete.
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Post by Deadbeat_Spinn » Thu, 22. Oct 09, 00:28

Personally I'd take CIG's. ISR's run though energy like there's no tomorrow esp. with an M6.
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Post by Roger L.S. Griffiths » Thu, 22. Oct 09, 00:38

On my Hyperion Vanguard, I carry a selection of weapons but end up either using ISR or EBC.

ISR have the added bonus of draining the target's weapon energy, which can help a little (but the EBC are manic - the Commonwealth version of MAML effectivly but with lower range and more accuracy).

When shooting down fighters CIGs are a bit of a pain because they push the target around between hits making accuracy an issue.

[OT]Don't forget the Hyperion Vanguard can fire Wraith missiles (the Terran anti-capital/station swarm missile)[/OT]
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