Solved 5 GB out of 8 GB ram Hardware Reserved? please help Tags: Memory Hardware RAM Last response: March 11, 2013 1:26 AM in Memory Share gogo_10 March 11, 2013 12:26:37 AM 5 GB out of 8 GB ram Hardware Reserved? os win 8 32bit what can i do ? More about : ram hardware reserved Novuake a b } Memory March 11, 2013 12:36:15 AM You can buy windows 64 bit. You can not use more than 4GB in total of RAM on a 32 bit OS. Some of that 4GB will be reserved and unusable. So you have about 3GB to use which is correct for a 32 bit OS. Best solution th3_ory March 11, 2013 12:36:56 AM Share Its 32 bit. You need to get 64 bit to be able to recognize more RAM Related resources 5 GB out of 8 GB ram Hardware Reserved? - Forum 8gb of ram out 16gb is in "Hardware Reserved" - Forum 4GB Hardware Reserved Ram, 8GB intotal. Help! - Forum 8GB installed and 4GB Hardware reserved. Please Help. - Forum 8gb of ram, but 5gb hardware reserved - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer gogo_10 March 11, 2013 1:26:08 AM thnx guys i will buy 64bit os gogo_10 March 11, 2013 1:26:31 AM Best answer selected by gogo_10. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHardware Reserved Ram 8GB! Forum Solved4.5 GB RAM reserved by hardware Forum New Heatsink/fan installed, memory now shows 3.9 usable of 8 GB RAM installed, 4.1 hardware reserved (Windows 8.1) Forum 4gb of 8gb installed ram going to hardware reserved Forum Thinkpad W510 - 5 out of 8GB system reserved Memory Forum Solved12.8Gb of hardware reserved memory! Forum Win8 32 bit sees 8 GB RAM (usable 3.5 GB) but 64 bit restarts on 8 GB of RAM. Please help. Forum Solved4gb of RAM insalled, 2gb reserved for hardware Forum Win7 64-bit, 16Gb RAM, Half Is Hardware-Reserved Forum RAM Problem. Computer reservates 4 GB / 8 GB for BIOS and other similar hardware. Forum Win7 x64 8Gb (4gb useable), says Hardware reserved Forum 4GB Hardware reserved memory - help! Forum Solved8Gb Ram installed and 3.95GB usable??? PLEASE HELP!!! Forum Only half my 16GB of ram works, other half is hardware reserved. Forum 4GB usable out of 6GB installed, rest is hardware reserved Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !