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Mage T17 - 670 2pc bonus vs a 685 gear

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I'm wondering about the value of the T17 2pc for Arcane mages.

 

Currently I have the 670 Chest and 670 Legs.  

 

Chest is equipped but I also have 685 version of Leggings of the Molten Torrent.  (not sure how to link showing the upgrade)

 

Seems like the 2pc bonus isn't worth it compared to the additional stats on the higher ilvl piece.

 

Thoughts?

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Not really a bump, but the same question applies to 4pc bonus.

 

I now have 4pc.  2 are 670, 2 are 685.  

 

I have 685 non-set gear for the 2 slots that are 670.

 

So, is it worth the ilvl and stat boost to go to 685 and lose the 4pc bonus?

 

When I sim it, it's close, but I'm not confident in the accuracy of my simming.

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In general, tier bonuses are going to be better.

 

Also keep in mind that shoulders / gloves slots have less stats allocated to them compared to the helm / chest / legs gear slots. If you're gaining tier bonuses via shoulders and gloves, the ilvl loss in those slots isn't as bad as losing ilvl in the other 3.

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