Real-Time TPS

Optimism TPS is 61.47% less than Arbitrum TPS

9.92 tx/s
25.73 tx/s

Max Recorded TPS

Optimism max TPS is 93.82% less than Arbitrum max TPS

32.87 tx/s
532 tx/s

Max Theoretical TPS

Optimism max theoretical TPS is 98.21% less than Arbitrum max theoretical TPS

714 tx/s
40,000 tx/s

Block Time

Optimism block time is 7.84X more than Arbitrum block time


Time to Finality (TTF)

Optimism TTF is the same as Arbitrum TTF



Optimism and Arbitrum are both layer 2 blockchains

Layer 2 blockchain
Layer 2 blockchain

Governance Model

The governance types of Optimism and Arbitrum are both on-chain


Other Comparisons

About Blockchains

What is Optimism?

Optimism provides a Layer 2 scaling fix for Ethereum, greatly boosting its scalability and cutting down on gas fees. It maintains robust security measures and guarantees a smooth development experience. Through Optimistic Rollups, it enables swift transaction processing, positioning Ethereum as a viable option for deploying intricate and interactive applications.

What is Arbitrum?

Arbitrum serves as a Layer 2 scaling solution for Ethereum, leveraging rollups to significantly boost scalability and reduce transaction costs while maintaining robust security. It enables developers to execute EVM-compatible smart contracts with a substantially higher transaction throughput and lower fees compared to Ethereum's main chain, making it a compelling platform for decentralized application development.

Blockchains Socials

Optimism Socials

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