I7 3770K Overclocking Help!


I have recently acquired an i7 3770K processor (for $230 at MicroCenter(!)), and I plan on overclocking it once I get my CPU fan (A Cooler Master HYPER 212 EVO). What kind of clock speeds do you think I should expect? Anything above 4.5GHz, while maintaining acceptable temperatures?

My build:

Motherboard- ASRock Z77 Extreme4
CPU- 3770K
Memory- 8GB Ripjaws @ 1600
SSD- Samsung 840 250GB
Case- Cooler Master Storm Series Trooper
CPU Fan: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO

Also, is my memory running at a sufficient speed for and overclock of, say, 4.5GHz?

Haven't gotten a video card yet, but I plan on getting a GTX 660ti or a 670 soon!
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  1. plan on a 15-20% overclock with air cooling, and a slight overvoltage of the cpu core and ram overvolting, with a fan over the ram.
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