edit: do you mean big photos and posters?
Depends on how big you really need to print. A fellow CSer managed to print up to size A0 (16 times the size of A4) photo of his young kids, and looked incredibly sharp and detailed.
Yes please sell it and buy the latest. I highly recommend D3s or D3x. I somehow know you still have sufficient space in your dry box and it is yearning to be filled up. Don't waste the space, use it. lolx
Yawn.... can all photographers in clubsnap that does large poster because help to reply to this msg ? lolx....
I'm funny to think there are a lot of large poster requirements when I say it would be less than 10% of the photographers actually need it.
Not to mention I daringly says less than 50% will print to hard copy more than 25% of their time.
More and more just post in flickr, which I can say 12MP is like killing your upload speed more than your screen size.
I bet the fella has a 20mx20m LCD monitor at home ?
8R is 8" x 10"
this aspect ratio is 1.25:1, which isn't the typical DSLR aspect ratio.
Therefore S8R (8" x 12") is probably more appropriate.
At 300dpi, the required resolution is about 8.6 megapixels.