Unless you want a 30-caliber gun for close-in work less than 100 yards, I'd go elsewhere. I had one of the earlier Socom II's. Unlike Joe, I had no problems with magazines. I did have a few slight (failure to lock) malfunctions due to heavy dirt, but this was quickly fixed by Springfield upon my complaining. I didn't like all the railing stuff they slapped on it. It made the rifle very heavy for the size and nose-heavy on any account. While I realize it was for the addition of lights, lasers and all that happy crap, it made the rifle very difficult to move between multiple targets. Recoil, however, was nice and light, but remember, you're shooting an 11-lb rifle, so . . . more mass means less felt recoil.
My accuracy was similar, 2.5-3.0 MOA, but then. . .it wasn't mean to be shot much farther than 100m. It's meant to be a close-in weapon, not something for longer ranges. Not to mention the fact that most people don't shoot that well, to begin with (to hear some, they're Olympic-level Marksmen, apparently).
All in all, I'm much happier with my early 90's Scout/Squad. No special gas system, rock solid performance and it shoots about 1.5 MOA Thanks to some work done in the late 90's by Fulton Armory.