I'd love to know where you heard that, and more importantly what was the basis for the statement...
As far as I know, they both use the same transfer case - I took a quick look at the parts catalogs (and I do mean a quick look), the planetary reduction gears, which would be the "heart" of the transfer case, are the same. - I see nothing to suggest there would be any reduction in stress.
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