Ethereum Classic vs BNB Chain

Ethereum Classic and BNB Chain 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

Ethereum ClassicBNB Chain
Created byVitalik ButerinChangpeng Zhao
Native tokenETCBNB
Consensus algorithmPoWPoS
Hashing algorithmKECCAK-256KECCAK-256
Supports EVMYesYes
Block time (secs)133
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$0.0001$0.35
Staking rewards (APR)0%%

High-level Comparisons

Is Ethereum Classic faster than BNB Chain?

No, Ethereum Classic only processes 15 transactions per second. BNB Chain processes up to 2200.

Is Ethereum Classic cheaper than BNB Chain?

No, Ethereum Classic has an average transaction fee of $0.0001, whereas BNB Chain costs $0.35.