torture test

torture test

A test of a system under abnormal conditions such as extreme heat or cold. A computer may be kept running for weeks on end using software that causes the CPU chip to run at its maximum (most number of transistors switching all the time). A laptop may be dropped over and over from different heights to determine its ruggedness. The term may be occasionally used with testing software, but it mostly refers to hardware because plastic, glass, metal and semiconductor materials have physical limitations.
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In a perfect world, we'd torture test every product to failure and fire every load through every firearm for performance data.
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Brownlee proceeds to give the display a torture test of sorts by trying to scratch it and chip it with a knife, with apparently no scratches or damage to the display.
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But I admit that I did take some sort of satisfaction in having my torture test calculated into serious data.
Lyle is convinced he won't have to head for the six-round torture test at the qualifying school for the first time since he topped the class of 1977 to earn his card.
The Bobcat device provided a serial link environment equivalent to a torture test of I/O and digital logic noise, and was verified both by the Aeluros team and by independent customer validation.
He was the first since Thursday to break 68 after Friday's torture test when just four players managed to beat 70.
If it was the US Open or the USPGA it would be different but I hear Carnoustie is going to be a torture test.
Forty-three million Americans move each year -- that's 16 percent of the population, and moving is the torture test for organization," said Jim Miller, director of marketing communications and services for Rubbermaid home products.
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