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D3: worth the $1000 premium over D700?

NASattack

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"RE: D3: worth the $1000 premium over D700?"

NASattack Silver Member Nikonian since 13th Feb 2008
Sat 11-Aug-12 04:39 AM

>The D3 also has a more durable shutter, which is something
>that most don't remember. It's not a problem if one upgrades
>every couple of years, but if you plan to run it into the
>ground, a D3 will be more cost effective over time.
>
>There are other things, too. Two AF processors, not one.
>Probably not a big deal for those who don't use stuff like
>51-point group dynamic, but it is real in those configs.
>
>More obvious are things like frame rate, buffer depth, etc.
>
>Do I think it's worth it? Clearly I must have thought so,
>since I have a D3 rather than a D700.

Hi Brian,
As I discovered just recently unless the D3 has had the buffer upgrade the D700 has a much larger buffer depth!

Steve.

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