Tue 08-Jul-08 02:28 AM | edited Tue 08-Jul-08 02:40 AM by Ed911
Couple of things to think about.
You can get two D300's, or a D300 and a Nikon FX 24-70 f2.8 (superb glass) to go with it for the price of a D700 and change.
The D700 is virtually the same camera electronically as the D300 with the exception of the sensor. That's how good the D300 electronics are. See the reviews.
And, the D300 takes excellent images, even at 3200 ISO.
I'm not trying to talk you out of buying an FX D700...if you need it...or just really want it...but that is a lot of extra money if you aren't shooting really wide and in reduced light a lot of the time.
So, if you have to choose between the low light capabilities of the D700 and the reach of the D300...one of them is going to cost you a lot more.