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

2s
0.26s

Time to Finality (TTF)


Optimism TTF is the same as Arbitrum TTF

16m
16m

Type


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

On-chain
On-chain

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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.

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