I do not play the 4442 E chord ever, whether radiused or not. 4447 is an option. Another (better?) is to play 444x. If on high G, the G string and the A string are playing exactly the same note, so nothing is lost and you have a complete and proper E chord.I'm in the same boat. Drives me nuts trying to get to a standard E chord. It's actually downright painful even after years of practice. I play it up the neck at 4447 even though I don't like the high voicing. I've been wondering if the radiused fretboard would help.
People's ideas here have been helpful