>My results using the exact same camera settings, lens, >lighting and distance to target are showing about a 50-70% >higher quality of focus for the E in the multi point test for >all sensors and the same in the aperture sharpness tests at >specific apertures for the center sensor. At f/22 the >sharpness of the E is higher than at any aperture on the >D800.
Since the test is measuring (I presume) edge sharpness, is it possible the AA filter on the non-E is the difference, i.e. it is a more precise edge in general?
How do the saved images themselves look by eye? Can you see a difference?