I've run BF2 on my E1505 with 1G RAM and X1400 quite sucessfully. Well, successful if you consider 1024x768 low detail or 800x600 high detail OK. Anything higher and it becomes stutter city with swap outs to hard drive, which points to...
To paraphrase: I'm not really lying, I'm just not telling the truth at the moment. Whaddaya reckon? Pull the 2G RAM from your sig and put in what was delivered for your $1066 and set yourself free!
Oh I dunno. I tried the de-bloatware uninstall procedure on my wife's E1505, instead of the reformat, and it seems to be pretty slick now. Six of one, half a dozen of the other I am now thinking.