Real-Time TPS

Bitcoin TPS is 3.96X more than Avalanche TPS

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7.55 tx/s
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1.91 tx/s

Max Recorded TPS

Bitcoin max TPS is 85.77% less than Avalanche max TPS

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13.2 tx/s
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92.74 tx/s

Max Theoretical TPS

Bitcoin max theoretical TPS is 98.03% less than Avalanche max theoretical TPS

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7 tx/s
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357 tx/s

Block Time

Bitcoin block time is 314X more than Avalanche block time

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10m 43s
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Bitcoin finality is 100% more than Avalanche finality

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Bitcoin and Avalanche are both layer 1 blockchains

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Layer 1 blockchain
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Layer 1 blockchain

Governance Model

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

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Launch Date

Bitcoin was launched 12 years before Avalanche

Jan 3, 2009
Sep 21, 2020

Other Comparisons

About Blockchains

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.

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.

Blockchains Socials

Bitcoin Socials

Avalanche Socials