Chain stats

Real-Time TPS

43.86 tx/s

Max Recorded TPS

429 tx/s

Max Theoretical TPS

649 tx/s

Block Time



4m 16s


Layer 2

Governance Model


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What is Polygon?

Polygon, formerly Matic Network, is a blockchain platform designed to establish a multi-chain system compatible with Ethereum. It employs a proof-of-stake consensus mechanism similar to Ethereum for on-chain transactions, with its native token being MATIC. Functioning as a "layer two" or "sidechain" scaling solution alongside Ethereum, Polygon facilitates quicker transactions and lower fees. Its inception aimed to tackle Ethereum's major challenges, including high fees, subpar user experience, and limited transaction throughput, aspiring to create an "Ethereum's internet of blockchains" or a multi-chain ecosystem of Ethereum-compatible blockchains.

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Metrics Overview:
Polygon TPS is 43.86 transactions per second
Polygon Max TPS is 429 transactions per second
Polygon Max Theoretical TPS is 649 transactions per second
Polygon block time is 2.19s
Polygon TTF is 4m 16s
Polygon is a Layer 2 blockchain
Polygon governance model is off-chain

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