Real-Time TPS


Avalanche TPS is 69.22% less than Bitcoin TPS

3.19 tx/s
10.37 tx/s

Max Recorded TPS


Avalanche max TPS is 7.5X more than Bitcoin max TPS

92.74 tx/s
12.36 tx/s

Max Theoretical TPS


Avalanche max theoretical TPS is 51X more than Bitcoin max theoretical TPS

357 tx/s
7 tx/s

Block Time


Avalanche block time is 99.14% less than Bitcoin block time

2.05s
4m

Time to Finality (TTF)


Avalanche TTF is 100% less than Bitcoin TTF

0s
1h

Type


Avalanche and Bitcoin are both layer 1 blockchains

Layer 1 blockchain
Layer 1 blockchain

Governance Model


Avalanche on-chain governance is better than Bitcoin off-chain governance

On-chain
Off-chain

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About Blockchains

What is Avalanche?


Avalanche emerges as a rapid, scalable blockchain platform facilitating the seamless creation and deployment of dApps. Distinguished by its unique consensus mechanism, it's particularly good for DeFi applications, allowing high throughput and nearly instant finality. Its architecture allows for a network of interconnected blockchains, each safeguarded by dynamic subsets of validators, ensuring scalability while maintaining speed, reliability, and security.

What is Bitcoin?


Bitcoin stands as a leading cryptocurrency and payment network, utilizing peer-to-peer technology to operate without central authorities. It embraces global participation as an open-source platform. A notable advancement in Bitcoin is the introduction of ordinals and inscriptions. Launched in January 2023, the Bitcoin ordinals protocol enables the embedding of digital content like art, text, or video directly onto the Bitcoin blockchain. This innovation allows for the creation of exclusive digital collectibles, giving each satoshi a unique identity and purpose, broadening Bitcoin's utility beyond its role as a store of value.

Blockchains Socials

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