I suspect these are in other threads already but I don't think there's one thread which lists all the pre-reviews - please add more if you know of them
this one looks to have a lot of info, it's in german (pity for me)
http://www.digitalkamera.de/Info/News/30/07.htm (bablefish xlation http://babelfish.altavista.com/babelfish/trurl_pagecontent?lp=de_en&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.digitalkamera.de%2FInfo%2FNews%2F30%2F07.htm ) the 11 / 7 wide AF sensor makes more sense now!
#3. "RE: (p)reviews on d200" | In response to Reply # 21OddSock Registered since 01st Nov 2005Mon 07-Nov-05 06:48 PM
thanks I forgot that one
another one http://www.quesabesde.com/noticias/Nikon-D200,1_en_2118