Transactions Per Second (TPS)


Solana TPS is 115X more than Bitcoin TPS

Solana
982 tx/s
Bitcoin
8.58 tx/s

Max Recorded TPS


Solana Max TPS is 147X more than Bitcoin Max TPS

Solana
1,608 tx/s
Bitcoin
10.92 tx/s

Block Time


Solana block time is 99.83% less than Bitcoin block time

Solana
0.5s
Bitcoin
4m 57s

Time to Finality (TTF)


Solana TTF is 99.64% less than Bitcoin TTF

Solana
12.8s
Bitcoin
1h

Type


Solana and Bitcoin are both layer 1 blockchains

Solana
Layer 1 blockchain
Bitcoin
Layer 1 blockchain

Governance Model


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

Solana
Off-chain
Bitcoin
Off-chain

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

Solana Socials


Bitcoin Socials