Originally Posted by WilliamR
You must of geared your character completely wrong or something. Multiple items should have magic find and your helm should be socketed with a topaz in it (make the best one possible) for magic find too. You should not have anything on that increases XP, increasing your XP will do nothing for you but give you a little bit of a boost to damage. If you are running through a difficulty (nightmare) you will find enough experience by the end of the playthrough to be ready for the next difficulty. Sounds like it is time to re-gear and focus on magic find and damage with resistance as the third.
Well, my Sorceress has +70% magic find, 25% coming from a legendary called Squirt's Necklace, but that might just be tiny compared to a properly geared hero. The 60% boost in XP seems to come in handy so I'll stick with it for a while.
Whimsyshire is good for XP, but no, the legendaries aren't dropping there. I got another plan for a legendary, an axe, from the ballista mission. Being able to make such things sounds wonderful except when the hero you are playing gets no benefit.
If most players had 90K DPS by the time they got to Hell mode, then yes, something is wrong. However, if I was to remove the Cain set, I have no super-duper DPS booster equipment to put on instead. Maybe a few hundred extra intelligence can be gained, sure, but that isn't going to raise 22K DPS to 90K. I have nearly 200 rare and legendary items but most are being kept for another hero and offer my current one no value.
Do me a favor. Tell me your character's stats with no equipment on, then as you add back your equipment, what stats went up. If you have a huge DPS without any boost, that might explain something. Otherwise, you have some seriously OP equipment I'd like to track down...