From what I've read in articles about "sniper rifles", durability against change is part of the deal: No wood, since moisture can mess up the zero. Next is the precision build, to make it into a true tight-group target rifle: Truing up the bolt face, e.g. Air-gauged barrel, I'd figure. Various other tweaks. Maybe an adjustable stock, since the fit is highly important.
That's not necessary in order to have a good hunting rifle, where relatively minor tweaking can easily create decent 500-yard capability for accuracy.
Optics? A fixed 4X will let you ruin Bambi out to 400 or 500 yards, but odds are that you'd want much more when trying to kill a man at 800 or 1,000 yards.
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