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 SolvedHardware 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 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 !