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How is listed DPS calculated when dual-wielding weapons?

Below is a screenshot of what I'm referring to. How does a Quiver with those stats increase my total damage when it replaces a one handed crossbow (in my offhand) that has 292.6 damage?

I know the damage calculation in D3 is somewhat complicated, but this doesn't make sense to me at all.

Quiver vs. Bow

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    According to the answer here, my guess is your primary weapon is much more powerful than the off-hand weapon you're replacing with a quiver. So you're losing out on damage by dual-weilding, since it makes you alternate shots between the two weapons, and with imbalanced weapons you alternate between a powerful shot and a weak shot. – Troyen Jun 4 '12 at 5:36
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    Also, the quiver is going to add a lot of attack speed to your primary weapon, further magnifying its DPS. – Erik Burigo Jun 4 '12 at 7:47
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    The only benefit of duel-wielding is the increased attack speed. Since quivers also give you increased attack-speed, I don't see why you would ever duel-wield with a demon hunter. – BlueRaja - Danny Pflughoeft Jun 4 '12 at 18:15

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