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Z order

Depth order. "Z" refers to the third dimension (X, Y and Z). See z-ordering utility.
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Once the triangle coordinates are determined, another computation must be performed for each pixel to determine which portion of any triangle may be in front of another, referred to as the Z-order.
Using patent-pending algorithms for 3D computation that take advantage of the unique nature of the APA multimedia engine, MiMagic 6 provides advanced 3D features, like Z-order calculations without the need for added memories.