Stats Ferrite-2 Zynth Isotope

Weight 1,250 1,000

Survival 4000 5000

armor pts 200k 150k

Ferrite-2 is cheaper, and gives more armor points

Zynthium Isotope is lighter and gives more survival

Previous armors Ferrite-1 and D7 armors gave the limited D7 an obvious edge over the ferrite, but it's not so cut and dry for F2 vs Z1

I have no Idea which armor is better

Please comment below if you can say anything about the armors

Weight 1,250 1,000

Survival 4000 5000

armor pts 200k 150k

Ferrite-2 is cheaper, and gives more armor points

Zynthium Isotope is lighter and gives more survival

Previous armors Ferrite-1 and D7 armors gave the limited D7 an obvious edge over the ferrite, but it's not so cut and dry for F2 vs Z1

I have no Idea which armor is better

Please comment below if you can say anything about the armors

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Check the armor stats under miscellaneous or change the armor and look at the total repair time of the ship (also under miscellaneous)

By Survival

The percentage change in survival caused by adding an armor Ferrite is 60%... Isotope is 78% your ship will last 18% longer with Isotope

By Armor Points

To account for Armor Points (the HP) You take the HP of the ship with Ferrite and divide it by the HP of the ship with Isotope then subtract 100 to find how much (%) longer the ship will last

Math for my arch Nemesis (I changed one armor)

2,924,668 with Ferrite

2,874,668 with Isotope

This comes out to be a 1.7 % difference (meaning Ferrite makes ship last 1.7% longer)

Overall Isotope armor gives a 16% survival boost and Is the much better option the 50k extra armor points doesn't help the ship last much longer at all.

If my maths are wrong please enlighten me... The way my maths work Ferrite is only better when the armor points on your ship are very low (specifically they must be under 270 armor points) for the Ferrite armor to be better and all current ships have millions of armor points without armor.

Final answer:

Isotope is the much better option if you can afford it.