The Core i5 3360M is a dual core processor from Intel based on Ivy Bridge architecture. Thanks to hyperthreading, it can manage upto 4 threads with its 2 cores. It runs at a base clock speed of 2.8GHz and overclocks to 3.5GHz under turbo boost mode. Since this is a full voltage CPU, it has a TDP of 35 watts. Graphics are handled by Intel HD graphics 4000.
The Intel Core i5 3360M is about 5 percent slower than the Core i7 3520M processor. The i5 3360M got 2842 points in the PCMark 7 benchmark test. The Core i5 3210M which is much cheaper than 3360M is only 12 percent slower than latter. Read the Core i5 3210m benchmark to find more about the processor. Here is a comparison chart of the processors.
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