Too much memory reserved for hardware Tags: Memory Hardware RAM Alienware Last response: July 23, 2012 11:39 AM in Memory Share qwerty115 July 23, 2012 9:59:58 AM I have 6GB of RAM for my alienware m14x but 4GB is reserved for hardware. Is there anyway to lower/fix this? More about : memory reserved hardware jitpublisher a b } Memory July 23, 2012 11:13:39 AM And this is causing a problem....how? qwerty115 July 23, 2012 11:39:12 AM because this leaves me with 2GB of RAM which 1.2-1.0GB is used by windows 7 and other background proccesses leaving me with 800MB of RAM to use for games which slows everyhting down. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHardware Reserved Memory ForumHalf of my memory is " Hardware Reserved "! ForumReserved hardware memory ForumHardware reserved memory - problem Forum" Memory Reserved " in Windows 7 ForumHardware reserved memory ? ForumI3 Intel HD taking too much memory ForumHardware Reserved Memory ForumHalf my Memory is Hardware Reserved , help. ForumOnly half my 16GB of ram works, other half is hardware reserved . Forum5 GB out of 8 GB ram Hardware Reserved ? ForumHardware reserved ForumNew Win 64 Build, 24gb Installed, 2.99 Usable (21gb Hardware Reserved ) Forum4gb of 8gb installed ram going to hardware reserved Forum4GB usable out of 6GB installed, rest is hardware reserved ForumP7h57, i5-760 and 2x8gb ForumWhat memory config for Asus P6T ForumMemory] i put a 4gb ram in one slot and it worked fine I added a 4gb ForumMemory ForumPhysical memory 4gb to 8gb More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !