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July 20, 2013 3:31:40 AM

What should be the system req. to overclock i5 3570k to 4.5 GHZ.??

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July 20, 2013 3:47:58 AM

As long as you have a decent motherboard (Something to handle the extra power) and a good cooling setup it won't be too difficult. A larger Zalman air cooler or (better, though more expensive by a bit) a closed water loop will help keep temperatures down as you bump the voltage up. Newegg has a number of water coolers for under $100 and these will make your chip much happier in the long run. :) 
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July 20, 2013 9:11:17 AM

As a note, a lot of 3570k chips can hit right around 4.5 without voltage changes.
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