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Old January 22 2009, 02:18 PM   #12
Re: Intrepid class VS a galaxy class, which was more powerful and adva

That's like asking which would win, a Ticonderoga class cruiser or a Nimitz class carrier. Gee, I wonder.
Well, considering that a Nimitz's only hope of defense against the likes of Ticonderoga is having another Ticonderoga ride shotgun for her - whereas a Ticonderoga is specifically designed to stop what a Nimitz can throw at her...

Frankly, it would be nice to know what Starfleet intended the Galaxy and the Intrepid to do, respectively. But both seem to be jacks-of-all-trades. Except that the bigger ship may actually be an ace-of-all-trades instead...

Galaxy class wins in virtually everything except speed, agility and computer power.
Dunno about the latter point. While assorted giga- and teraquads are thrown about in dialogue, there's never an estimate on the total computing power of either ship. And one would suppose that a bigger computer would have more power, and a bigger ship would hold a bigger computer.

Timo Saloniemi
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