Discover the Hidden Costs: How Price Impact Comparator Can Help You Avoid Overpaying on DEX Trades

In the world of DeFi, finding the best price for a trade can be a difficult and time-consuming task. That’s why we have made a tool to allow traders to easily compare price impact between exchanges. The Comparator provides traders with a tool to quickly and easily compare the prices between both decentralized and centralized exchanges.

For our team, we use the Price Impact Comparator as a way to evaluate our efforts to bring the best prices on-chain.

How does the Price Impact Comparator Work?

The Comparator pulls price impact estimates across different exchanges and protocols, displaying it in a dashboard that lets traders evaluate the best venue for their trade. Our price updates are dynamic, getting the latest real-time price impact for trades across a variety of venues.

The Price Impact Comparator of Integral

The Comparator works by querying the APIs of various exchanges. To get the price impact, we compare the quote for a very small trade with the quote for the input trade. Prices are pulled from exchange APIs and the results are compared with the quoted trade to estimate the price impact.

Currently we pull price information from 1inch, 0x, Paraswap, Kyberswap, Uniswap, and Sushi.

By using the Comparator, traders can quickly see which exchange or aggregator will give them the most tokens for their trade.

What makes the Price Impact Comparator Unique?

What makes the Comparator unique is its ability to provide (almost) real-time quotes, ensuring that traders are getting up-to-date and accurate pricing information. Additionally, by factoring in gas prices and trading costs, traders can make more informed decisions when it comes to executing their trades.

Unlike DEX aggregators or other DeFi-focused tools, the Comparator estimates the real-time price impact for a desired trade vs comparing depth or liquidity in an order book.

Overall, the Comparator is a valuable tool for any DeFi trader looking to get the best price for their trades. With its ability to provide real-time quotes and take gas prices and trading costs into account, it is a valuable addition to the DeFi ecosystem. So why not give it a try and see how it can help improve your trading experience?


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