>Depending on the image, dealing with it in post , when done >properly, isn't that big of a deal. I would not expect good >results at Hi-ISO 2, but at 3200 it's doable and at 800 it's >hardly necessary.
>Or maybe I just got a particularly good D7100.
More likely you just aren't as picky as I am.
>When I get back to my computer, I'' post some recent shots.
If you like, but they won't change my mind. I doubt ISO 800 on your D7100 looks anything like as good as ISO 800 on my D3s or D800. And I don't bother shooting above ISO 800 on the D800.