Having a hard time deciding on the FX4100 or the 6100...price difference is only 10 bucks, but I am looking for overall gaming performance...and ideas on this? Will be building with the ASRock 960GM/U3S3 FX AM3+ AMD 760G SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX AMD Motherboard, 16GB G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL9D-16GBXL, and putting my current video card which is 1gb AMD RADEAON HD6770.
Also, is there a board that is cheaper that will get the job done, but is still reliable? I have never used ARock, I am usually a ASUS or Gigabyte man but the boards in the 50-80$ have gotten bad reviews.
I'd take the 6100 over the 965 BE, but that's me. Two more cores and better overclocking headroom as well as greater power efficiency (it may be poor, but its better than Phenom II) sway me enough for it.