Stellar vs Ethereum Classic

Stellar 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

StellarEthereum Classic
Created byJed McCalebVitalik Buterin
Native tokenXLMETC
Consensus algorithmPoSPoW
Hashing algorithmSCPKECCAK-256
Supports EVMNoYes
Block time (secs)513
Supports smart contractsYesYes
Average transaction fee$8.5e-9$0.0001
Staking rewards (APR)1%%

High-level Comparisons

Is Stellar faster than Ethereum Classic?

Yes, Stellar can process 200 transactions per second. Ethereum Classic only processes up to 15.

Is Stellar cheaper than Ethereum Classic?

Yes, Stellar has an average transaction fee of $8.5e-9, whereas Ethereum Classic costs $0.0001.