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Im not sure how others are doing this so fast! lol I have gotten my DPS up to 540 and i still have died MANY times in nightmare. which really im not complaining, makes it more challenging.
I think my problem is i cant seem to get a good drop for a 1 handed crossbow.

Don't limit your self on 1h weapons. Running a 2h and an attack speed quiver is still very good damage.

I like 1h on my wizard but while I was leveling, I used anything that was an upgrade.
 
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Im not sure how others are doing this so fast! lol I have gotten my DPS up to 540 and i still have died MANY times in nightmare. which really im not complaining, makes it more challenging.
I think my problem is i cant seem to get a good drop for a 1 handed crossbow.

you don't really need a 1 handed a 2 handed xbow or bow with attack speed and a quiver with attack speed, your much better off, as for equipment try and get everything you can with slots and high dex and vitality for nightmare then add emeralds and amerthyts? for dex/vital/health%.
don't worry about resistances until hell, since you won't find anything good with resistance in nightmare.
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My DPS for Nightmare was about 2-3k...
I'd take a guess and saying you're undergeared for nightmare.
Right now, without Sharpshooter (just got a new bow a few minutes ago) I'm at 8k and even that's a bit low.

I started NM with 550ish DPS as a wizard, and with Items I found in act 1 + leveling, I'm at 1009 now just starting act 2. Crazy how fast it starts going up. This is with no AH items too.
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definitely over 700 dps at act 1 nightmare with my dh.


at 57 and hell, act 3. I think I am currently at >10k dps (with sharpshooter at 22k with 100% chance to crit; i haven't checked my dps yet without it on, so I can't remember the exact number)
 
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Im not sure how others are doing this so fast! lol I have gotten my DPS up to 540 and i still have died MANY times in nightmare. which really im not complaining, makes it more challenging.
I think my problem is i cant seem to get a good drop for a 1 handed crossbow.

On my Wiz, my DPS during NM was around 1-2K. For Hell it was about 5-6K and ended at near 10K. On Inferno, I got it up to about 18K but now it has been dropped down to about 12.8K in favor of survivability.
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A really good trick to get a great weapon at the AH when you start nearing level 50 is to set your preferred stat (dexterity for me) and reduced level requirement on level 55-60 items. You need to set the level. The DPS on those items starts to ramp up VERY quickly, and reduced level requirement isn't really a great stat for high level characters. For example, with max buyout of 20000:

375

Vs. 20000 at my level:

375

This way you get a level 57 weapon that no one wants at level 49 and plow through everything. If that's how you would like to play of course, I understand and respect the purist who use what drops. This is just a great way to get an awesome weapon earlier than usual.

Edit: my fist weapon boosts me to 4.5k DPS in Nightmare level 49, just killed Siegebeastdude.
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One of my biggest regrets was vendoring my level 56 wiz staff with a -12 level requirement.. level 44 with 400 dps.. and I must have vendored or salvaged it.
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So incredibly bored with Diablo 3 now. Inferno is just irritating, 45k health, and I still get one shot. Haven't found a piece of loot that is an upgrade since nightmare. Maybe its just me, but I thought the whole draw of these types of games, was to kill stuff and look forward to them dropping upgrades for your gear. At this stage all I do is farm to get enough money to buy stuff off the AH. Plus there is all the connection issues and lag that is still plaguing the game to this day.
Torchlight 2 is looking VERY appealing right now.
edit:- And five years, or whatever it was, to develop a game with a 4 hour campaign. Where you just play the same areas over and over again, or farm the same boss endlessly, is just not acceptable. Really wish I hadn't supported this game with my €50.

Diablo 2 was the same way, only forum trading was there instead of the current AH. People grinded in D2 as well looking first for uniques and then runes. It is no different than people doing this in D3. Even the lagging issues that D3 has, D2 had when it was first released. So I am not really sure what you are disappointed in considering that D3 operates in the same vein as D2.
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Except for the fact I could play d2 offline, I havn't been able to log in at all today once again.
Maybe it's just the eu servers that are bad?
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I started Hell on my wizard pretty far behind in the damage area, but my friend who was also playing a wizard hooked me up with weapons he found near the end of Hell and beginning of inferno.

At 60 I had a blue with 550dps on it, main hand. If you want a chance in inferno when you hit 60, you will have to get a weapon to start you out, it is the biggest damage increase. You can get something 450-550dps for >50k on ah, and it is 100% worth it.
 
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