I agree with some above....in your shoes, I would get a used 40D and better glass versus a 60D and less quality glass. Craigslist, Fred Miranda.com, etc for used gear.
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Very nice the noise in the Nikon D800....
I will switch to Canon !!!! (funny me)
in all seriousness, I agree with the noise comments. I'm very surprised at the amount of grain present even in ISO 100 JPGs shown on Nikon's own site. the interior architectural shots at f/8 are even worse; the diffraction is clearly evident in preventing additional detail from being rendered.
The big wild card is the 5DIII. If it specs out as a high-resolution, compact body with a much-improved AF system, then I'll stick with Canon. If it specs out as a 1Dx Jr. with the same 18 mp sensor, but with a castrated AF system, then all my Canon gear is going up on ebay.
but I wouldn't call 7D performance hideous.
The funny thing though is the way that Nikon users are looking forward to a 36MP camera extolling the virtues of high MP count sensors while forgetting the arguements they used to defend the 12MP they currently have.