The FNX-45 is a reliable, soft-shooting and high capacity. I moved mine the position of primary house gun.
The 1911 is a classic. Some are finicky, some are not. I've been lucky with mine and they run well. They do need a bit more attention when it comes to cleaning and lube.
Honestly, for me, both is the answer. As much as I love my FNX, I couldn't imagine not owning a 1911.
Here's my lineup: