High Temperature

I am totally confused....running temperture verfications ....basicly this is what I get for high temps

Using Speed Fan 4.40 I get;
ICH 80 deg c
MCH 47 deg c

Using HCPUID Hardware Monitor I get;
ICH 44 deg c
MHC 80 deg c

Which would be more correct?
How do I lower the high temperature reading?
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  1. Hmmm, whats your case cooling like? How many fans? Cable management etc?

    Whats the CPU temp? Whats your set up?
  2. Those appear to be motherboard temps (ICH=southbridge, MCH=Memory controller). Not sure if those readings are accurate. Please list your system specs, and are you trying to overclock?
  3. im new to this ...what system specs do I list
    Processor 1 ID = 0
    Number of cores 2 (max 2)
    Number of threads 2 (max 2)
    Name Intel Core 2 Duo E6420
    Codename Conroe
    Specification Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6420 @ 2.13GHz
    Package (platform ID) Socket 775 LGA (0x0)
    CPUID 6.F.6
    Extended CPUID 6.F
    Core Stepping B2
    Technology 65 nm
    Core Speed 1598.3 MHz
    Multiplier x FSB 6.0 x 266.4 MHz
    Rated Bus speed 1065.6 MHz
    Stock frequency 2133 MHz
    Instructions sets MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, EM64T, VT-x
    L1 Data cache 2 x 32 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size
    L1 Instruction cache 2 x 32 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size
    L2 cache 4096 KBytes, 16-way set associative, 64-byte line size
    FID/VID Control yes
    FID range 6.0x - 8.0x
    Max VID 1.350 V

    Hardware monitor HECI version
    Voltage 0 11.92 Volts [0x2E8C] (+12V)
    Voltage 1 4.95 Volts [0x1356] (+5V)
    Voltage 2 3.30 Volts [0xCE6] (+3.3V)
    Voltage 3 1.26 Volts [0x4EA] (AUX)
    Voltage 4 1.31 Volts [0x51F] (CPU VCORE)
    Temperature 0 46°C (114°F) [0x2E] (CPU)
    Temperature 1 50°C (121°F) [0x32] (Mainboard #1)
    Temperature 3 48°C (118°F) [0x30] (ICH)
    Temperature 4 82°C (179°F) [0x52] (MCH)
    Temperature 5 55°C (130°F) [0x37] (TMPIN5)
    Fan 0 930 RPM [0x3A2] (CPU)
    Fan 2 1575 RPM [0x627] (Rear)
    Register space class = 0x15

    Hardware monitor Intel Core 2 Duo E6420
    Temperature 0 50°C (121°F) [0x23] (Core #0)
    Temperature 1 50°C (121°F) [0x23] (Core #1)

    Hardware monitor Radeon HD 5770
    Temperature 0 64°C (146°F) (GPU Core)

    Hardware monitor WDC WD50 00AAKS-22TMA
    Temperature 0 43°C (109°F) [0x2B] (Assembly)
  4. Either those readings are wrong, or you have some serious heating equipment in that PC. Are these idle temps or is the PC doing something in the background?
  5. idle temps
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