Since there isn't any thread dedicated to the breakdown and analysis of the Mage class, I thought I'll start one.
First off, I like to talk about the stats for mages. The key stats for any caster type class are obviously Wisdom and Intelligence.
(Looted from Rift Wiki
= Spell Power +0.5
, Mana Regen +1.5/ 10secs
= Spell Power +0.5, Spell Crit +1
, Mana +10
= 0.2 Spell HPS/DPS
= 0.04% Spell Crit