High ISO in D800 when Auto ISO turned on

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High ISO in D800 when Auto ISO turned on
Dec 19, 2012

I have take a number of shots in my house during the day, cloudy but still decent light. The Auto ISO was turned on and set at 100/6,400/Auto shutter speed. The pictures all had fairly high ISO, in the thousands. I would have thought it would select values in the 100's instead? Also, when I use the pop-up flash the ISO jumps up tremendously. For example, a shot in a well lit room would have ISO 250 or 400 with the flash off, but go up to 1,600 with the flash on. This seems counterintuitive?

Nikon D800
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