Fix Hogwarts Legacy High or 100% Memory Usage

Prasiddh Thakkar
Prasiddh Thakkar
Hogwarts Legacy

Hogwarts Legacy is finally out. This game is set in the Harry Potter universe and it receives a lot of positive responses from around the world. However, like other big titles, this game also has a few bugs and issues like the controller not working on PC, screen tearing and flickering, and black screen among others.

Adding to these issues, many players have also encountered a situation where their CPU runs at 95% to 100%. According to reports on the Steam community, players are saying that they have got good enough RAM to run the Hogwarts Legacy on their system but still they receive low FPS around 40 and sometimes, it drops to 15 FPS.

High or 100% memory usage in the game means you have used your graphics card fully and now you won’t be able to use more out of it. If you are experiencing the same situation, don’t panic as here we show you the reasons behind this issue and a few potential solutions to fix Hogwarts Legacy high or 100% memory usage issue.

Fix Hogwarts Legacy High or 100% Memory Usage

There could be multiple reasons behind high or 100% memory usage in Hogwarts Legacy such as using integrated graphics, driver-related issues, or if your game is not well-optimized. Well, this issue can be fixable and this guide has covered all potential solutions to fix Hogwarts Legacy high or 100% memory usage.

1. First of all, simply restart your PC as well as the game and check if you are still experiencing the same issue.

2. Next, make sure to clear cache files from your game’s client. For Steam: Sign in to your Steam account >> go to Steam menu >> Settings >> Downloads >> Click on the “Clear download cache” button from the bottom side.

3. Repairing the missing or corrupted game files is also one of the best and easy solutions to get rid of 100% memory usage. To do this: Go to Steam Library >> Right-click on Hogwarts Legacy >> Properties >> Local Files >> Verify Integrity of Game Files.

4. Besides, try closing down all background tasks and applications by going to Task Manager and then try again to launch the game.

5. Updating the graphics driver can also do the trick. For that: Open up the Start menu >> Settings >> Updates & Security >> Check for updates button. To update your graphics driver manually, go to the official website of the manufacturer of your graphics card such as GeForce Experience, NVIDIA, or AMD) and get them updated manually.

That’s all we have about how to fix high CPU usage or 100% memory usage in Hogwarts Legacy. 

Also check – How to fix Hogwarts Legacy black screen issue on PC.

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