Real-Time TPS

Stellar TPS is 93 tx/s, while Cardano TPS is coming soon

93 tx/s

Max Recorded TPS

Stellar max TPS is 171 tx/s, while Cardano max TPS is coming soon

171 tx/s

Block Time

Stellar block time is 5.73s, while Cardano block time is coming soon


Time to Finality (TTF)

Stellar TTF is 6s, while Cardano TTF is coming soon



Stellar and Cardano are both layer 1 blockchains

Layer 1 blockchain
Layer 1 blockchain

Governance Model

Stellar governance is on-chain, while Cardano governance is coming soon


Other Comparisons

About Blockchains

What is Stellar?

Stellar empowers builders to unlock human and economic potential. It combines a powerful, decentralized blockchain network with a global ecosystem of innovators to create opportunities as borderless as ideas. It offers the tools to make a difference in the real world through new digital asset products and services that enhance access to the global financial system.

What is Cardano?

Cardano is a proof-of-stake blockchain platform: the first to be founded on peer-reviewed research and developed through evidence-based methods. It combines pioneering technologies to provide unparalleled security and sustainability to decentralized applications, systems, and societies.

Blockchains Socials

Stellar Socials

Cardano Socials