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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If you're still worried that a polymer-frame gun won't be able to withstand a regular diet of 10mm ammunition, Springfield conducted a torture test: 10,000 rounds of Federal Premium Hydra-Shok ammo through one XD(M) without a single failure.
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Environmental conditions affect power delivery, so PSUs must endure their own torture test in the heat locker.
Some years ago, I had to torture test a Browning Hi Power by myself.
These unabashedly masculine watches stare back and demand a torture test.
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A dialog box will appear to Run a Torture Test. Select Custom and change the Min FFT size (in K) to 768, and change Max FFT size (in K) to 768.
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.
"It's the ultimate torture test," said Martin creative director Vanessa Fortier.
I can't think of a tougher torture test. The blade continued to shine and showed no sign of overheating after repeated forced cuts.
Ford subjected the new Fiesta to 850,000 kilometres of durability testing, including a "torture test" at the Nardo technical centre proving grounds in Italy during which the car was driven flat-out in temperatures in excess of 40O C.
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