pennies. These drastic changes being made to a proven and successful technology led a concerned group of longtime Bitcoin users to initiate a fork, or split, of the network on August 1st, 2017.
Reliable, a network that runs without congestion. 250,000-425,000 transactions per day (2.9-4.9 transactions per second) Data used to achieve max capacity: Up to 4MB Average transaction fee: Currently 3, but fluctuates often. Dawn of the Bitcoin Scaling Debate. Mining algorithm: SHA-256 Block size (Daily transaction capacity 1MB block size limit. Both the original Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash adhere to this notion, while the Segwit chain and the Segwit Core developers believe that capacity should be artificially limited, even if the demand to use the network is greater than the available capacity. Because the Bitcoin Cash fork was created by a minority group of miners, many services still regard the Segwit-chain as Bitcoin, although the two can be more accurately thought of as relatives sharing a common ancestor. Bitcoin Magazine (July 20, 2017).