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Onchain Alpha: Solana vs. Ethereum

Crypto's recently been electrified by Solana’s resurgence

With lightning-fast, nearly-free transactions powered by an innovative developer community — the future of finance is finally here on Solana. The so-called “Ethereum killer” has gained dominance by multiple key metrics. It’s time for some SOL searching…

SOL surpasses ETH by active users

Both Solana and Ethereum unlock vibrant ecosystems for DeFi, NFTs, gaming, and more. However, Solana enables much faster and cheaper transactions at scale. As a result, active users on Solana have recently surpassed Ethereum.


Onchain transactions at scale

Solana processes onchain activity at a great magnitude. While Ethereum processes around one million transactions per day, Solana reaches up to twenty million.


Last week, users spent nearly $9.00 per average Ethereum transaction – compared to less than $0.01 on Solana. For crypto’s value proposition to be fully unlocked, there should be minimal friction for global users. Enter Solana.

Decentralized exchange volume on Solana hit all-time highs of nearly $500 million per day. The growth is primarily driven by Raydium and Orca as leading Solana DEXes.

Source: DefiLlama

In addition, Jupiter Exchange presents an innovative solution for optimally trading across multiple DEXes at once. Jupiter enables users to swap tokens with minimal fees and slippage by drawing liquidity from the broader exchange ecosystem.

Decentralized money markets on Solana have also been experiencing significant growth. MarginFi has fast-emerged to become one of Solana’s most popular dapps, enabling users to lend and borrow tokens at optimal rates with minimal fees.

Source: DefiLlama

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