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 http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/athlon-l3-cache,241... Share tuesday0180 March 26, 2010 4:24:09 AM Best answer selected by tuesday0180. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Athlon II X3 440 vs. Phenom II X4 955 L3 cache performance Forum Solvedbenifits of using large l2 cache alone vs using small l2 cache with l3 cache. Forum AMD Phenom II X3 720 2.8GHz 3 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 Forum L1 Vs L2 Vs L3 Cache Forum Athlon64 3000+, do we really need 1MB L2 cache?? Forum L2 cache vs the newer L3 cache Forum Phenoms L3 Cache on AM2 mobo.... Forum Large L2 vs Large L3 Cache Forum Athlon or Phenom? Is the L3 cache worth it? Forum SolvedDoes L3 cache have their own L1 and L2 cache. Forum Will AMD ever make a CPU/APU with L3 Cache for the FM2+ MOBO? Forum SolvedWhat is the use of L2 and L3 cache Forum SolvedAbout L2 and L3 Cache Forum Solvedi7-4820K vs i7-4790 Do I need the extra 2mb lvl 3 cache??? Forum 3mb smart cache v. 2mb L3 cache Forum Is 2mb of L2 cache better than 3 mb of L3 cache ? Forum Is a 3mb L3 cache better than a 2mb L2 cache ? Forum Can L2 AMD cache run on a motherboard that uses a L3 AMD cache? Forum How much difference will 8mb l3 cache make against 2mb l3 cache? Forum Ph x2 555 unlock to 12MB L3 cache? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !