Real-Time TPS


Arbitrum TPS is 3.81X more than Optimism TPS

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18.41 tx/s
Optimism logo
4.84 tx/s

Max Recorded TPS


Arbitrum max TPS is 9.62X more than Optimism max TPS

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648 tx/s
Optimism logo
67.41 tx/s

Max Theoretical TPS


Arbitrum max theoretical TPS is 56X more than Optimism max theoretical TPS

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40,000 tx/s
Optimism logo
714 tx/s

Block Time


Arbitrum block time is 87.45% less than Optimism block time

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0.25s
Optimism logo
2s

Finality


Arbitrum finality is the same as Optimism finality

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16m
Optimism logo
16m

Type


Arbitrum and Optimism are both layer 2 blockchains

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Layer 2 blockchain
Optimism logo
Layer 2 blockchain

Governance Model


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

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On-chain
Optimism logo
On-chain

Launch Date


Arbitrum was launched 4 months before Optimism

Arbitrum
Aug 31, 2021
Optimism
Dec 16, 2021

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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.

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