Gaming on IdeaPad S205

I bought a Lenovo IdeaPad S205 with the following specs:

Screen: 11.6" (1366x768)
CPU/APU: AMD Fusion E-350 (1.60GHz, 1MB)
GPU: AMD Radeon HD 6310M 512MB
RAM: 3GB DDR3 1066MHz
HDD: 320GB 5400rpm
WiFi: 802.11 B/G/N

The S205 falls into the Netbook class of portables. It's not meant to be a gaming system by any means. However, the AMD E-350 combined with the Radeon HD 6310M is very powerful when compared to Intel Netbooks. So, I have decided to do a review of the system to see what games it can play.

I have already tried MineCraft Beta 1.6.6 and according to FRAPS I see an average of 50-60 FPS. However, when walking, the game lags every 2-5 seconds. I believe the CPU is bottlenecked and can't render the environment.

Here are my settings:
Graphics: Fast
Smooth Lighting: Off
3D: Off
GUI Scale: Large
Performance: Max FPS
View Bobbing: Off
Advanced OpenGL: ON

So, what other games should I use for my review? I believe older games would work best.
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    Half-Life 2
    Unreal
    The Sims
    Morrowind
    Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast
    Diablo II
    FreeSpace
    Star Wars: Tie Fighter
    StarCraft
    Halo
    Call of Duty 1
  2. what were the results?

    am thinking of getting one of these as i missed out on an Alienware M11x deal recently. Would adding more ranm (increase 3 to 4 or even 8gb) help?
  3. List of the playable games on ideapad S205... I'm actually play them on this notebook :)

    -Minecraft
    -World of Warcraft
    -Bioshock
    -Portal
    -Terraria
    -Amnesia
    -Mafia
    -CoD4 Mw1 (MP almost without lag... I'm playing it every day)
    -Counter-Strike 1.6
    -Angry birds :DD
    -Fruit Ninja :DDDDD
    -Quake 4 (I guess it was 4...)
    -Doom 3 (I guess too :DD)
    -GTA San Andreas

    And that's all... I hope it helps :)
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