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Battlefield 4 Weapon comparison: 338-Recon vs M40A5
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1.4
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338-Recon
+ None + None
vs
M40A5
+ None + None
Advantages of 338-Recon + None + None
Damage-drop off ends a lot further
150 m
vs
100 m
338-Recon's Damage drop-off ends 50% further
Slightly higher maximum distance
2800 m
vs
2600 m
338-Recon's bullets fly 8% further
Higher muzzle velocity
560 m/s
vs
520 m/s
338-Recon's bullets fly 8% faster
Significantly less spread (ADS, moving)
1.125
vs
1.5
338-Recon has 25% lower ADS base spread (Moving)
Significantly less spread (HIP, Stand, Not moving)
3.75
vs
5
338-Recon has 25% lower HIP base spread (Standing, Not moving)
Significantly less spread (HIP, Crouching, Not moving)
3
vs
4
338-Recon has 25% lower HIP base spread (Crouch, Not moving)
Significantly less spread (HIP, Prone, Not moving)
2.25
vs
3
338-Recon has 25% lower HIP base spread (Prone, Not moving)
Slightly less spread (HIP, Stand, Moving)
5.5
vs
6
338-Recon has 8% lower HIP base spread (Standing, Moving)
Slightly less spread (HIP, Crouching, Moving)
4.5
vs
5
338-Recon has 10% lower HIP base spread (Crouch, Moving)
Slightly less spread (HIP, Prone, Moving)
3.5
vs
4
338-Recon has 13% lower HIP base spread (Prone, Moving)
Advantages of M40A5 + None + None
Slightly higher fire rate
51 rpm
vs
42 rpm
M40A5 fires rounds 21% faster
A bit faster tactical reload (Bullets left)
2.7 s
vs
3 s
M40A5 reloads 10% faster when there is a bullet in the chamber
A bit faster empty reload
4 s
vs
4.5 s
M40A5 reloads 11% faster when there's no bullet in the chamber
Equal stats on 338-Recon + None + None and M40A5 + None + None
Same maximum damage
100
vs
100
Both do same damage at close range
Same minimum damage
59
vs
59
Both do same damage at long range
Same drop-off start distance
12.5 m
vs
12.5 m
Damage starts to drop at the same distance
Equal magazine size
6
vs
6
Both guns have equal sized magazine
Equal bullet drop
9.81 m/s²
vs
9.81 m/s²
Both guns have same bullet drop
Same amount of upwards recoil
1
vs
1
Both guns have equal amount of upwards kick
Same Recoil decrease
12
vs
12
Both guns recover from recoil as fast as the other
Same first shot recoil multiplier
1 x
vs
1 x
Both guns have same first shot recoil multiplier
18.565893173218