Transactions Per Second (TPS)


Bitcoin TPS is 99.12% less than Solana TPS

Bitcoin
8.58 tx/s
Solana
982 tx/s

Max Recorded TPS


Bitcoin Max TPS is 99.32% less than Solana Max TPS

Bitcoin
10.92 tx/s
Solana
1,608 tx/s

Block Time


Bitcoin block time is 599X more than Solana block time

Bitcoin
4m 57s
Solana
0.5s

Time to Finality (TTF)


Bitcoin TTF is 281X more than Solana TTF

Bitcoin
1h
Solana
12.8s

Type


Bitcoin and Solana are both layer 1 blockchains

Bitcoin
Layer 1 blockchain
Solana
Layer 1 blockchain

Governance Model


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

Bitcoin
Off-chain
Solana
Off-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 Solana?


Solana stands out as a high-performance blockchain, celebrated for its scalability, speed, and minimal transaction expenses. Featuring a distinctive consensus mechanism dubbed Proof of History (PoH), Solana achieves remarkable scalability and efficiency. Tailored to accommodate dApps, it excels in processing a vast number of transactions swiftly, thereby slashing processing durations and fees. These attributes make it a compelling platform for developers within the cryptocurrency realm.

Blockchains Socials

Bitcoin Socials


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