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Battlefield 4 Weapon comparison: 338-Recon vs M16A4
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1.4
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Weapon 1

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Weapon
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338-Recon
+ None + None
vs
M16A4
+ None + None
Advantages of 338-Recon + None + None
Much more max damage
100
vs
24.5
338-Recon does 308% more damage at close range
Much more min damage
59
vs
18
338-Recon does 228% more damage at long range
Damage-drop off ends a lot further
150 m
vs
60 m
338-Recon's Damage drop-off ends 150% further
Way less bullet drop
9.81 m/s²
vs
15 m/s²
338-Recon has 35% less bullet drop
Much longer maximum distance
2800 m
vs
975 m
338-Recon's bullets fly 187% further
Much lower first shot recoil multiplier
1 x
vs
2.3 x
338-Recon's First shot recoil multiplier is 57% lower
Advantages of M16A4 + None + None
Much higher fire rate
800 rpm
vs
42 rpm
M16A4 fires rounds 1805% faster
Much larger magazine
31
vs
6
M16A4 has 417% bigger magazine
Much faster tactical reload (Bullets left)
1.8 s
vs
3 s
M16A4 reloads 40% faster when there is a bullet in the chamber
Much faster empty reload
2.37 s
vs
4.5 s
M16A4 reloads 47% faster when there's no bullet in the chamber
Higher muzzle velocity
650 m/s
vs
560 m/s
M16A4's bullets fly 16% faster
Significatly less upwards recoil
0.28
vs
1
M16A4 has 72% less upwards kick
A lot faster Recoil decrease
18
vs
12
M16A4 recovers 50% faster from recoil
Significantly less spread (ADS, moving)
1
vs
1.125
M16A4 has 11% lower ADS base spread (Moving)
Significantly less spread (HIP, Stand, Not moving)
3
vs
3.75
M16A4 has 20% lower HIP base spread (Standing, Not moving)
Slightly less spread (HIP, Crouching, Not moving)
2.5
vs
3
M16A4 has 17% lower HIP base spread (Crouch, Not moving)
Slightly less spread (HIP, Prone, Not moving)
2
vs
2.25
M16A4 has 11% lower HIP base spread (Prone, Not moving)
Significantly less spread (HIP, Stand, Moving)
3.5
vs
5.5
M16A4 has 36% lower HIP base spread (Standing, Moving)
Significantly less spread (HIP, Crouching, Moving)
3
vs
4.5
M16A4 has 33% lower HIP base spread (Crouch, Moving)
Significantly less spread (HIP, Prone, Moving)
2.5
vs
3.5
M16A4 has 29% lower HIP base spread (Prone, Moving)
Equal stats on 338-Recon + None + None and M16A4 + None + None
Same drop-off start distance
12.5 m
vs
12.5 m
Damage starts to drop at the same distance
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