Infraction: 7. Do not beg for hand-holding.
Message to User:
For questions like this you really have one option. Use the Simulation Craft tool and figure out from the results the correct answer. If you still can't figure out your answer use the search faction in this thread. If you have legitimate reasons and math to back up any findings that don't match the OP then you can post in this thread.
Question, would be dropping T14 4 set bonus for getting higher stats from various gear a gain or a total loss for long ( approx 10 min encounter ) or short encounters ( approx 5 min encounters ) ?