woos wrote in post #13962971
That's not actually true, that's the problem--it's a myth that has been perpetuated for a long time. Agree 100% on the last part, though.
It's not a myth, the problem is that reality is a lot more complicated. Sensor designs can have a big impact on final performance, that's why I specifically said "That's assuming all other design parameters and technologies applied in making and designing the sensor are comparable."
It's also why I said "Until the 5DIII is announced and until there are images to compare there's really not much more to say." Until then we won't know what we're comparing against and we won't know if Canon is ahead in the game, matching Nikon (or Sony's sensor) or behind. If they flub the design on their sensor and wind up with worse raw noise and dynamic range then they'll have made mistakes so bad that it makes up for the physical advantage the larger-per-pixel rumored 22mp sensor should have.
I don't take much stock in DxO mark's tests, regardless, but thems the facts, physically.