5 Diamond mesh offers the largest diamonds of any Attack/Defense mesh. As a result, 5 Diamond tends to be the easiest of the diamond styles to break in. 5 Diamond offers a solid hold, but the tradeoff comes at loss somewhat of shot speed.
5 Diamond is also notable in being easier to string that other mesh styles due to the large hold size. Overall 5 Diamond is an excellent choice for beginner players and stringers, but its unique properties make it a suitable choice for players whose playing style it compliments.