sounds like fun, an fx6300 would be best atm, as the max threads I have seen game wise is 6.
also if you don't mind me asking is, which mobo and which power supply are going to be using for this build please?
I think I have just the thing.......
list of guides to follow here,
please read a guide to understand how your bios setting work.
do you or do you know someone with a mobo that fits that cpu please?
I would test it in another and find out if it the cpu for sure.
what mobo do you have please?
did you update bios when you got the cpu please?,
as the setting...
your 4ghz overclock should only take about 1.3v, your .1v over that at 4ghz.
I disabled a module of two core on my cpu and was able to get to 4.6ghz with 1.464v.
i'll give you my simple fx overclocking guide, it might...
not had long to think about it, but what is your nb and ht speed in bios please?, check there not 2200 as your cpu might not support that, and also got to that advanced tab in bios, go to northbridge and then memory thingy,...
to much voltage, i'm able to boot 4.4ghz with the max black voltage, mine its 1.39v.
do you understand cpu load line configuration please?
need to test your cpu load line config with a heavy load ,use hyper pi, watch your...
I would say you should go with the a5XXX build and get a big storage drive, the on-board gpu will be good enough for films, and a 2 trb drive for all the movies, two hard drives might be a good option as you can raid them to prevent...
your cooler is fine, there very hot , disabling a module of core's will help with the temp, also have you improved your intake fans on your pc case?, I found mine are only 1000 rpm fans and do little to help.