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Why does +damage items give much greater DPS than damage given by a primary stat? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is Primary Stat Worth More Than Weapon Damage? What does the Damage stat on the character sheet actually mean? How is it Calculated? Let's say I have a ring that has +2-4 ...
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Help with item stats! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does the Damage stat on the character sheet actually mean? How is DPS Calculated? How is the weapon damage on this weapon calculated? Is the + weapon damage% included in ...
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How can I predict how much DPS increase a weapon has on my character? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does the Damage stat on the character sheet actually mean? How is it Calculated? Often it is not possible to compare two weapons like in the inventory. Take the AH or ...
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Should I socket my weapon with a Ruby or Emerald?

Currently I have a slow attack speed weapon for my Barb in D3. It has a socket. Should I add a Ruby or Emerald?
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How is skill damage calculated based on weapon damage?

I understand that spell damage in based on weapon damage, but how? A weapon has both a damage attribute (e.g., 2-3 damage), and a damage-per-second attribute (e.g., 3.0 damage per second). Let's say ...
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Is Primary Stat Worth More Than Weapon Damage?

I'm on Act 1 of Nightmare difficulty with my Witch Doctor, and i have a weapon that has +150 intelligence and 20.6 DPS. yet i can make an axe at the smith that has 45+ weapon dps. is giving up that ...
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Damage calculation of the Wizard's Magic Weapon?

I'm currently trying to determine how exactly the DPS calculation works. The only thing I'm not quite sure about is Magic Weapon, which gives me a huge dps boost. My unbuffed DPS is about 17k, using ...
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What is the preferred order of DPS stats for the Monk?

A little theorycrafting here, which attributes should a Monk focus on from a pure DPS perspective? Obviously in the case of Dexterity there are other effects to consider on the whole, such as the ...
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Is the + weapon damage% included in the displayed damage?

If I have a a weapon that does +10% damage with 10-20 base damage, is the 10% already included in the 10-20 or will really it do 11-22? How does that work with other damage items, such as rings and ...
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What is better: Increased Attack Speed or Primary Stat % Bonus?

I play a Wizard. I'm trying to figure out how different attack modifiers factor into my TRUE overall DPS. I have an item (gloves) that provides adds 183 INT to my primary stat of 1,433. About a 13% ...
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Calculating Dual Wield Character DPS

I've been hacking through several formulas across this site and others. I'm running into problems trying to figure out the true DPS when the character is dual wielding. Let's take a low level ...
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How do I determine the true DPS increase?

I've been looking to upgrade my gear slowly, starting with my weapon. I've been looking at AH but I'm a bit uncertain as to how I should read out the differeces in DPS. The following SS show a ...
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What does 1 intellect translate to damage for a wizard? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How is skill damage calculated based on weapon damage? I am currently comparing items to see which is better and the bonus difference is damage or intellect... If an item has ...
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Can I compare weapons by their large white numbers?

I'm currently using a two-handed weapon and wanted to try out high DPS one-handed weapons in the store. I can't tell if I can use the large white numbers to off-handedly compare DPS (pun unintended?). ...
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Floating DPS and character screen DPS

The DPS indicated on the character screen for a character is just over 30,000. The DPS indicated by the floating white "damage" numbers seem to be lower than this number. I've read some answers here, ...

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