Cardano vs Ethereum Classic

Cardano and Ethereum Classic are two popular blockchains. In this article we'll compare them across a variety of metrics. Both blockchains have their own strengths and weaknesses, and we'll explore them below.

Table of Contents

  1. Metrics
  2. Comparison

Comparing Metrics

CardanoEthereum Classic
Created byCharles HoskinsonVitalik Buterin
Native tokenADAETC
Consensus algorithmPoSPoW
Hashing algorithmEdDSAKECCAK-256
Supports EVMNoYes
Block time (secs)2013
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.18$0.0001
Staking rewards (APR)5%%

High-level Comparisons

Is Cardano faster than Ethereum Classic?

Yes, Cardano can process 250 transactions per second. Ethereum Classic only processes up to 15.

Is Cardano cheaper than Ethereum Classic?

Yes, Cardano has an average transaction fee of $0.18, whereas Ethereum Classic costs $0.0001.