This is practical for snipers and avid crit-builders who would sacrifice rate of fire for increase Critical chance to greater levels; such as the Lanka, Vulkar, Vectis, Soma and the Grakata.
Along with a maxed Point Strike, critical chance is increased by 198%; nearly triple the original critical chance of the weapon. This can mitigate the DPS penalty created by the reduction in fire rate.
Users may find that equipping this mod on the Grakata to be very effective, as the reduction in fire rate can reduce recoil while increasing critical chance.
Likewise, installing it on the Amprex can significantly increase its damage output (stacked with max Point Strike, the Amprex will always deal critical hits, with an almost 50-50 chance of any hit being a red double-critical) and reduce the weapon's very high ammo consumption.
Mods that improve fire rate can be used to offset the penalty if desired. This is particularly prudent for weapons that fire slowly, as with the addition of a high-ranked Critical Delay they may fire too slowly for the player to effectively dispatch foes. A fully ranked Shred in particular can almost completely negate the fire rate penalty while giving the rifle Punch Through.