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Intel HD graphics are integrated graphics, meaning (among other things) they share the same memory as the CPU–they don't have dedicated VRAM. You can read more about it on the Apple side here. Under OS X, there is no (reasonable) way to adjust this besides adding more RAM.
The high temps are mostly because of flash. Had a simmilar problem with my 15" macbook. I bought a fitting screw driver from amazon for 3€ opened and cleaned my mac and the temps went down by about 10°. Try it out it could help.
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