These are my own personal findings between the two. YMMV.
Thanks Julian. Your images were helpful and it looks like we're not the only one seeing more noise even at low ISOs.
nice comparisons Julian
looks like the noise is pretty similar in both.
maybe a touch more in the gray on the 7d but as Teamspeed said, nothing that shows up
in normal prints.
for the "distance", AF, FPS, and other things, the 7d is a "better" camera than the 7d I think.
jhayes thanks for your reply. I'm assuming you meant to say you think the 7D is better than the "5D"?
My suspicion is that it is being caused by one or both of the following culprits:
Thanks smorter. Auto Lighting Optimizer is turned OFF and would only apply to jpgs. Peripheral Illumination Correction is also disabled and would only apply to jpgs.