low memory confusion

ok hello everyone. so i have recently upgraded from windows 7 to 8 as well have bough a new high end laptop. the issue i having is playing games (eg, tomb raider on med-high settings) on old laptop (win 7) never had memory issues. now though on new laptop (win 8.1) im having warnings of low memory while playing games: cod ghost, tomb raider and others. but before u say upgrade ram i am at 16 GB ram and when these warning pop up task manager shows im using less then 30% of ram??? what is happening here. i tried googling this but was hard to describe. i have heard of an issue with a file in win 8 that stores long term ram info for storage and heard that if this fills up that win 8 freaks out even if i got ample ram.

also if i ignore the warning and continue to play i have found no issue with that so idk.

please any help tweaks or fixes would be great thanks.

links for laptop:

http://www.futureshop.ca/en-CA/product/hewlett-packard-hp-envy-17-3-touchscreen-laptop-silver-intel-core-i7-4700mq-1tb-hdd-16gb-ram-windows-8-m7-j078ca/10255964.aspx?path=704484b35179a17745d566c317202468en02

http://h20565.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/psi/home/?lang=en&cc=ca&sp4ts.oid=5354978
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  1. Hi, Just a guess. If using Google chrome, try uninstalling it and see if still the same.
    Try also disabling unneeded applications running in background (use msconfig / startup).
    Updating the Windows might also help:
    http://www.extremetech.com/computing/164983-microsoft-confirms-windows-8-1-rtm-but-expect-a-large-bug-fixing-patch-on-release
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