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Questions tagged [transaction-size]

size of Monero transactions, generally measured in kB

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What effect has the increase of minimal ring size from 5 to 7?

How will the scheduled increase of ring size in the current hard fork v7 affect security/privacy, transaction size/fees and verification time? Is there a reason why exactly 7 and not 10 or maybe 20?
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ZK-STARK vs ring-ct size and verification

How does the transaction size of ZK-STARK transactions compare with ring-CT? Also I understand it requires a lot of ram and computing power to create a ZK-STARK, does it take the same amount of ram ...
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Size requirements for different “pieces” of a Monero transaction

What are the different pieces of a transaction that take up precious bytes on the blockchain (range proof, MLSAG, inputs, outputs, ECDH, keys, TX extra, other)? How much space do they take up (in ...
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Impact of Range Proof Optimizations on M_O

After beginning at 60kB, the M_0 (minimum penalty-free block size) proved problematic after the v4 fork (introduction of RingCT) led to increased transaction (and block) sizes. Following an initial ...
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How do I send XMR to multiple different addresses?

For example let's say Alice wants to send moneroj to Bob, Chris and Dave. Does she have to make 3 separate transactions or can she do just one? If she can do just one transaction, would the ...
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Is there a way to cap the size of the tx_extra_field?

Right now, the only suggested use-case for the tx_extra_field is for the payment ID. Can we limit the size of the tx_extra_field to a specific size to prevent people from abusing placing a large ...
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Why is there a penalty on large block sizes?

What problem is the block size penalty trying to solve? If it is just an anti-spam system, aren't there more efficient solutions? Let's say there are 100 transactions waiting to be included in the ...
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Reward penalty: how to control the block size?

I understand that there is a penalty for large block sizes and the miner who finds a large block only gets a portion of the nominal reward. But I fail to see how a miner, who just "packs" ...
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What is transaction malleability, does Monero suffer this problem like Bitcoin?

does this effect monero in anyway and if it does would something like flexible transactions or segwit fix it? thanks
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How many payments can be included in one transfer command?

A single transfer command in monero-wallet-cli may include multiple payments to different addresses (or to the same address). Is there a hard limit to the number of payments that can be included? I ...
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How do you calculate the size of a Monero transaction before it is sent?

Given the number of inputs, number of outputs, and mixin count, what is the formula to calculate the expected size (in bytes) of the resulting Monero transaction? For comparison's sake, in Bitcoin, ...
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How does Monero's transaction fees change according to price?

I understand that Monero uses high xmr/KB fees in order to prevent blockchain bloat, like what happened in the '2014 hack'. If I understand correctly though, Monero will decrease the transaction fees ...
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Largest ring size ever used in a Monero transacation

What is the largest ring size ever used in a Monero transaction? What was the size of that transaction in kB? Please share the transaction ID if available
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How many transactions can fit in a block?

Based on current average transaction sizes, how many transactions can currently fit in a block? If there is a sudden flood of transactions that exceed the answer to #1 how long can they remain in the ...
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What contributions (if any) are there to the overall blockchain size, other than the actual transaction sizes?

Given that the median transaction sizes are so similar between Monero and Bitcoin (see this question), what other contributions are there to the overall blockchain size (e.g. database overheads or ...
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What happens if a very large transaction is over 2x the median block size?

The dynamic block size limit 2x the median block size over the last 100 blocks. What happens if a transaction containing an extremely large numbers of outputs and a very large mixin exceeds the ...