12-16-2012 05:43 PM
The amount of video memory will vary for the Intel HD integrated graphics processor if you are not using a discrete video card. See this Intel posted information.
Some discrete video cards can be upgraded to add more video memory but these cards are rare.
If you are using integrated graphics then consider using a discrete video card to gain more video memory. The newer video cards usually start at 1GB and go to 4GB.
HP DV9700, t9300, Nvidia 8600, 4GB, Crucial C300 128GB SSD
HP ENVY 17t Touch,i7-5500u,16GB, 256 GB SSD (on loan)
HP Photosmart 6520
HP Touchpad, HP Chromebook 11
Custom i7-5930k, X99, 16GB 2800 MHz DDR4, Intel 750 PCI-E SSD, (2)Samsung EVO 840 SSD, Corsair HX650, EVGA GTX 760TI, Corsair H75 water cooler
Windows 8.1 UEFI mode
12-16-2012 07:46 PM
Sometimes in the Bios you can change the dedicated graphics memory 32mb, 64, 128, etc . But really if you are looking for better graphics, a graphics card is the way to go.
If you are looking to decrease the amount used, it may be possible to enter the bios at start up and possibly lower it in there.