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I'm using the ROX desktop window manager (OroboROX) right now. I don't know what they've done, but it seems to be working fine on my 64 bit system. That didn't happen before. It has some decent themes and you can even use xfwm themes (you just have to copy an AppRun file from an existing OroboROX theme into the xfwm theme's directory). You can also easily make up your own colour scheme for themes that support that.
FVWM thats included in Slackware is somewhat weird. I read the man page and it seems its the branch fvwm95- it looks totally out of date. And there are no config files to edit it in ~/.fvwm so my opinion about this WM is ruined. The examples on lynucs.org look fine tho.
The IceWM implementation on antiX shows just how easy it is to use, how reasonable it is with resource consumption, how attractively it can be configured with wallpaper and other appearance items, how fast it runs, in short, just about all the things I look for in a lightweight window manager.
I think that it compares very favorably with Fluxbox in performance. For right clickers, go with Fluxbox; for task bar and menu users, go with IceWM, two of the best, both available in one of my desktop and Live CD favorites, antiX! ;-)