I would agree....although I own neither camera. I would say "go with your gut feeling" and don't worry. Either camera will give you terrific photos. Also if you are not "real tech savy" as you state.....you may not like the periodic issues with the D800 E model. There are times when post processing is needed due to moire showing up in some types of shots. Take a deep breath, don't worry, and enjoy your purchase. You can always upgrade again later.