For starters, here are some resolution chart comparisons, useful in establishing the field potential of these cameras.
Nikon D3x vs Nikon D3
The Nikon D3x offers 6048 X 4032 pixel images compared to the 4256 X 2832 pixels of the Nikon D3. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words:
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Actual pixels: D3x (left), D3 (right)