Transactions Per Second (TPS)


Arbitrum TPS is 2.53X more than Optimism TPS

Arbitrum
18.84 tx/s
Optimism
7.46 tx/s

Max Recorded TPS


Arbitrum Max TPS is 16X more than Optimism Max TPS

Arbitrum
532 tx/s
Optimism
32.87 tx/s

Block Time


Arbitrum block time is 87.4% less than Optimism block time

Arbitrum
0.25s
Optimism
2s

Time to Finality (TTF)


Arbitrum TTF is the same as Optimism TTF

Arbitrum
16m
Optimism
16m

Type


Arbitrum and Optimism are both layer 2 blockchains

Arbitrum
Layer 2 blockchain
Optimism
Layer 2 blockchain

Governance Model


The governance types of Arbitrum and Optimism are both on-chain

Arbitrum
On-chain
Optimism
On-chain

Other Comparisons

About Blockchains

What is Arbitrum?


Arbitrum serves as a Layer 2 scaling solution for Ethereum, leveraging rollups to significantly boost scalability and reduce transaction costs while maintaining robust security. It enables developers to execute EVM-compatible smart contracts with a substantially higher transaction throughput and lower fees compared to Ethereum's main chain, making it a compelling platform for decentralized application development.

What is Optimism?


Optimism provides a Layer 2 scaling fix for Ethereum, greatly boosting its scalability and cutting down on gas fees. It maintains robust security measures and guarantees a smooth development experience. Through Optimistic Rollups, it enables swift transaction processing, positioning Ethereum as a viable option for deploying intricate and interactive applications.

Blockchains Socials

Arbitrum Socials


Optimism Socials