Real-Time TPS

Polygon TPS is 3.33X more than Ethereum TPS

47.49 tx/s
14.25 tx/s

Max Recorded TPS

Polygon max TPS is 4.52X more than Ethereum max TPS

282 tx/s
62.34 tx/s

Max Theoretical TPS

Polygon max theoretical TPS is 5.45X more than Ethereum max theoretical TPS

649 tx/s
119 tx/s

Block Time

Polygon block time is 80.25% less than Ethereum block time


Time to Finality (TTF)

Polygon TTF is 73.33% less than Ethereum TTF

4m 16s


Polygon is a layer 2 blockchain, while Ethereum is a layer 1 blockchain

Layer 2 blockchain
Layer 1 blockchain

Governance Model

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


Other Comparisons

About Blockchains

What is Polygon?

Polygon, formerly Matic Network, is a blockchain platform designed to establish a multi-chain system compatible with Ethereum. It employs a proof-of-stake consensus mechanism similar to Ethereum for on-chain transactions, with its native token being MATIC. Functioning as a "layer two" or "sidechain" scaling solution alongside Ethereum, Polygon facilitates quicker transactions and lower fees. Its inception aimed to tackle Ethereum's major challenges, including high fees, subpar user experience, and limited transaction throughput, aspiring to create an "Ethereum's internet of blockchains" or a multi-chain ecosystem of Ethereum-compatible blockchains.

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

Polygon Socials

Ethereum Socials