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 Solved1 Gb hardware reserved memory Forum Solved12.8Gb of hardware reserved memory! Forum SolvedWhat is "Hardware Reserved" Memory? Forum Memory reserved for hardware in Windows 7 64 bit Forum Hardware Reserved Memory Forum SolvedHalf my Memory is Hardware Reserved, help. Forum New Heatsink/fan installed, memory now shows 3.9 usable of 8 GB RAM installed, 4.1 hardware reserved (Windows 8.1) Forum 1GB Hardware reserved memory!! Forum Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 hardware reserved memory problem Forum 4GB Hardware reserved memory - help! Forum Memory reserved for hardware? Forum Windows 8 4.1g hardware reserved memory Forum Hardware reserved memory suddenly over 4 GB in size, why? Forum Reserved hardware memory Forum Hardware reserved memory - problem Forum Hardware reserved memory - problem Forum Hardware Reserved Memory Forum 50% of my Memory is "Hardware Reserved" Forum Hardware Reserved Memory Forum Memory Problem "Hardware Reserved" Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !