I7-3770k overclock?

Hi ive been trying to overclockmy i7 processor and i can take it to 4ghz and thats it anymore and the computer will just keep cycling restart, so i have to remove the battery to reset it, is there something im doing wrong has anyone manged to exceed this amount whith what voltage?

Any help is appreciated.
my spec:
Bitfenix Colossus case
MSI Z77A-G45 Motherboard
i7-3770k cpu with Hydro H80 liquid cooler
2x4Gb corsair vengeance ram Blue
750 watt OCZ 80+ Bronze psu
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  1. maybe up the voltage? im not to sure i had the exact same problem and i couldn't fix it the mobo was the msi z77a-gd5 but it was at 4.5 and i couldnt get it any higher. im not so good at overclocking tho.
  2. its probably the voltage
  3. furry87 said:
    Hi ive been trying to overclockmy i7 processor and i can take it to 4ghz and thats it anymore and the computer will just keep cycling restart, so i have to remove the battery to reset it, is there something im doing wrong has anyone manged to exceed this amount whith what voltage?

    Any help is appreciated.
    my spec:
    Bitfenix Colossus case
    MSI Z77A-G45 Motherboard
    i7-3770k cpu with Hydro H80 liquid cooler
    2x4Gb corsair vengeance ram Blue
    750 watt OCZ 80+ Bronze psu

    What's the voltage on your machine?
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