Real-Time TPS


Solana TPS is 111X more than Bitcoin TPS

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835 tx/s
Bitcoin logo
7.55 tx/s

Max Recorded TPS


Solana max TPS is 548X more than Bitcoin max TPS

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7,229 tx/s
Bitcoin logo
13.2 tx/s

Max Theoretical TPS


Solana max theoretical TPS is 9,286X more than Bitcoin max theoretical TPS

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65,000 tx/s
Bitcoin logo
7 tx/s

Block Time


Solana block time is 99.92% less than Bitcoin block time

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0.45s
Bitcoin logo
10m 43s

Finality


Solana finality is 99.64% less than Bitcoin finality

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12.8s
Bitcoin logo
1h

Type


Solana and Bitcoin are both layer 1 blockchains

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Layer 1 blockchain
Bitcoin logo
Layer 1 blockchain

Governance Model


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

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Off-chain
Bitcoin logo
Off-chain

Launch Date


Solana was launched 11 years after Bitcoin

Solana
Mar 16, 2020
Bitcoin
Jan 3, 2009

Other Comparisons

About Blockchains

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.

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.

Blockchains Socials

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