The Fastest Layer1: Just How Quick is Sei Network?

by BSC News

August 23, 2023


Sei Network appears to be the fastest when compared to other flagship Layer1 blockchains, including Ethereum and Solana.


  • Sei is an open-source Layer 1 blockchain, boasting the fastest transaction speeds with innovative twin-turbo consensus and unique features like frontrunning protection.
  • With over 354K users and 285M transactions since its May 22nd launch, Sei has a 99.5% successful transaction rate, outperforming giants like Ethereum and Solana.
  • Despite its recent inception, Sei's rapid growth and stellar performance metrics may hint at a bright future for the network in the digital asset trading space.

The digital asset trading world has seen countless L1 blockchains, but Sei Network stands out from the rest. The open-source Layer 1 blockchain has set new industry standards with its unparalleled speed and innovative technology. But what makes Sei so special?

What is Sei Network?

Sei is not just another blockchain. It's the fastest blockchain that uses a groundbreaking consensus mechanism and technology, setting it apart from the competition:

  • Speed: It offers the fastest chain with a lightning-quick lower bound of 300ms.
  • Twin-turbo Consensus: Sei boasts an industry-leading performance with its twin-turbo consensus.
  • Unique Parallelization: Sei operates on a market-based parallelization, making it the only chain of its kind.
  • Native Matching Engine: Exchange teams benefit from a native matching engine embedded within the Sei ecosystem.
  • Frontrunning Protection: Users and traders are safeguarded against potential frontrunning, ensuring fair and transparent transactions.

Sei Network's Growth and Popularity

Flipsidecrypto, a leading name in crypto analytics and business intelligence, provides data that shows Sei's impressive growth trajectory. As of now:

- User Base: Sei boasts over 354K users.

- Transaction Volume: There have been more than 285M transactions on the Sei network since its inception on May 22nd. Interestingly, over 200K users have become active in just the past few days.

Visual Performance Metrics

When assessing Sei's performance, it's hard not to notice some impressive results:

- Successful Transactions: On average, Sei has a 99.5% successful transaction rate, with 2077 STPM (successful transactions per minute).

- Comparison with Competitors: In a direct comparison, Ethereum lags behind with an STPM of 97.4%, while Solana stands at 66.2%.

- Rapid Growth: From July onwards, Sei's TPM (transactions per minute) has seen a considerable increase, with an almost perfect daily success rate of close to 100%. Since its public launch, Sei recorded a staggering 2836 STPM, managing over 4M daily transactions, and an overall success rate of 99.3%.

This data hints at Sei's rising popularity and the numbers speak for themselves: 200K users jumped on the Sei bandwagon in a mere two days.

When placed side by side with giants like Ethereum and Solana, Sei not only holds its ground but, in some respects, shines brighter. The network's performance is impressive and could stand to set new benchmarks for the industry.

A Glimpse into the Future

The real test for Sei will come post the airdrop claiming period. Yet, the early signs are positive, and it's hard to argue against the potential of Sei. With a roaring start, Sei Network is poised to be a game-changer in the digital asset trading realm.


Disclaimer: The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent the views of BSCNews. The information provided in this article is for educational and informational purposes only and should not be construed as investment advice. BSCNews assumes no responsibility for any investment decisions made based on the information provided in this article

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