Do I really need L3 cache? athlon 2 vs phenom 2

tuesday0180

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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?