That's not even remotely true any more. With the general design of burst intensive and true tank swap fights with the newer content, the use relics either break even or are actually substantially better than the passive relics, depending on your personal preference, because, when properly used, you're able to leverage the rating for when you need it as opposed to having it up constantly. If you want some math, I direct you to this post
wherein I actually get in to it. Suffice it to say that if you're not an idiot, you can get a lot more out of the use relics than the passive relics.