Real-Time TPS

Optimism TPS is 3.11X more than Avalanche TPS

9.92 tx/s
3.19 tx/s

Max Recorded TPS

Optimism max TPS is 64.56% less than Avalanche max TPS

32.87 tx/s
92.74 tx/s

Max Theoretical TPS

Optimism max theoretical TPS is 2X more than Avalanche max theoretical TPS

714 tx/s
357 tx/s

Block Time

Optimism block time is 2.58% less than Avalanche block time


Time to Finality (TTF)

Optimism TTF is 100% more than Avalanche TTF



Optimism is a layer 2 blockchain, while Avalanche is a layer 1 blockchain

Layer 2 blockchain
Layer 1 blockchain

Governance Model

The governance types of Optimism and Avalanche 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 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

Optimism Socials

Avalanche Socials