Just want to say this is a good price, but I have this NAS and it really does suck.
What sucks about this nas? I have the 2tb and 3tb version of the iomega ez-media backup center nas's and they are fantastic. Completely stable and responsive with great speeds as long as you use them on a gigabit network.
Great price for the underlying hardware (Marvell Kirkwood 1.6 GHz with 256MB RAM). Since Lenovo changed the name a bit (used to be the Iomega Storcenter ix2-dl), it may be hard to find reviews, but here is a pretty good one:
Looks like it's a pretty decent NAS, especially at this price. The software is not as nice as Synology, but seems at least comparable to most NAS vendors.
Can potentially be hacked to run Debian or Arch Linux Arm. This would it allow it to do anything that any other ARM Linux server could, such as download files/torrent/usenet, share files, stream media, printer sharing, airprint, google cloud print, act as a backup or personal cloud, etc. Not fast enough to transcode in Plex though (as with any other ARM-based NAS). I have no specific info on how to do this.
I have this running on 7TB and it's a solid unit. I use it for torrents and to store all the TV shows that I record from WMC/HDHomerun Prime. Lenovo just released a new firmware for this model a couple of months ago.
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