Transactions Per Second (TPS)


Bitcoin TPS is 2.36X more than Avalanche TPS

Bitcoin
7.93 tx/s
Avalanche
3.36 tx/s

Max Recorded TPS


Bitcoin Max TPS is 88.22% less than Avalanche Max TPS

Bitcoin
10.92 tx/s
Avalanche
92.74 tx/s

Block Time


Bitcoin block time is 136X more than Avalanche block time

Bitcoin
4m 43s
Avalanche
2.09s

Time to Finality (TTF)


Bitcoin TTF is 100% more than Avalanche TTF

Bitcoin
1h
Avalanche
0s

Type


Bitcoin and Avalanche are both layer 1 blockchains

Bitcoin
Layer 1 blockchain
Avalanche
Layer 1 blockchain

Governance Model


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

Bitcoin
Off-chain
Avalanche
On-chain

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