Real-Time TPS


Bitcoin TPS is 66.4% less than Ethereum TPS

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4.19 tx/s
Ethereum logo
12.47 tx/s

Max Recorded TPS


Bitcoin max TPS is 78.83% less than Ethereum max TPS

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13.2 tx/s
Ethereum logo
62.34 tx/s

Max Theoretical TPS


Bitcoin max theoretical TPS is 94.12% less than Ethereum max theoretical TPS

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7 tx/s
Ethereum logo
119 tx/s

Block Time


Bitcoin block time is 90X more than Ethereum block time

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18m 1s
Ethereum logo
12s

Finality


Bitcoin finality is 3.75X more than Ethereum finality

Bitcoin logo
1h
Ethereum logo
16m

Type


Bitcoin and Ethereum are both layer 1 blockchains

Bitcoin logo
Layer 1 blockchain
Ethereum logo
Layer 1 blockchain

Governance Model


The governance types of Bitcoin and Ethereum are both off-chain

Bitcoin logo
Off-chain
Ethereum logo
Off-chain

Launch Date


Bitcoin was launched 7 years before Ethereum

Bitcoin
Jan 3, 2009
Ethereum
Jul 30, 2015

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 Ethereum?


Ethereum emerges as a decentralized, open-source blockchain platform empowering developers to craft and deploy smart contracts alongside dApps. Pioneering the smart contract concept, Ethereum enables self-executing agreements with terms directly encoded into its blockchain, eliminating the need for intermediaries. Additionally, Ethereum serves as a hub for the creation and exchange of NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) and various digital assets. Its intrinsic cryptocurrency, Ether (ETH), facilitates network transactions and incentivizes miners to uphold network security. Ethereum's evolution to Ethereum 2.0 introduces a proof-of-stake (PoS) mechanism, aiming to enhance scalability and energy efficiency.

Blockchains Socials

Bitcoin Socials


Ethereum Socials