I've done it both ways so I'll share my experiences. Lost my windows base to a FB synch glitch and had to start over. Upgraded offensive capability as quickly as I could, but now that I'm ready to make the jump back to level 7 I'm watching droids work around the clock to finally work defensive capabilities before the level 8 & 9 players slaughter me once jump to level 7 is complete. Lots of fun quickly advancing, but I'm paying for it now... So I built an imperial base to pass the time. This time I fully upgraded both offensive and defensive capabilities before HQs level up. Still waiting, but it is in more manageable chunks instead of all lumped together at once. If I had it to do again I would vote for slow and steady wins the race since sacrificing upgrades to advance your HQs always catches up once you get to a higher level.
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