Solved Do I really need L3 cache? athlon 2 vs phenom 2 Tags: CPUs Cache Video Editing Phenom Last response: March 26, 2010 4:24 AM in CPUs Share tuesday0180 March 26, 2010 4:00:55 AM Im thinking of getting either an athlon II x4 or a phenom II x4 chip. All I really do is play games. I don't do any video editing or anything else that require a lot of computing speed. Do I need the Phenoms l3 cache? Is the extra price worth it? More about : cache athlon phenom Best solution ct1615 a c 105 à CPUs March 26, 2010 4:03:15 AM Share http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/athlon-l3-cache,241... tuesday0180 March 26, 2010 4:24:09 AM Best answer selected by tuesday0180. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Athlon II X3 440 vs . Phenom II X4 955 L3 cache performance Forum You can still unlock cores and L3 cache on Athlon X3 440 Forum Can L 2 AMD cache run on a motherboard that uses a L3 AMD cache ? Forum Amd ii x4 850 l3 cache Forum Is L3 cache useful in modern games? Forum Intel Atom with L3 cache Forum AMD Phenom II X 2 55 BE vs Athlon II X3 455 Forum Athlon II X 2 vs . Phenom II X 2 Forum Athlon II X3 vs Phenom II X 2 Forum Athlon II X4 620 L3 cache unlocking help? Forum Phenom II x 2 555BE vs Athlon ii x4 640 Forum Phenom II x 2 555 BE vs Athlon X4 630 Forum PSU Help Forum AMD Athlon 64 X2 Problem Forum How much faster is I5-750 OC compared to Athlon x2 6000 Forum Reboot with Everest Stability Test - Stress Cache Forum Unlocked Athlon II 435 Question Forum Fan gets really loud even though it's always at 100%? Forum New PC - need critique Forum Need help choosing a mouse pad.. Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !