1.1.e [iii] Latency
Maximum achievable throughput for a single TCP connection is determined by different factors. One trivial limitation is the maximum bandwidth of the slowest link in the path . But there are also others, less obvious limits for TCP throughput. Bit errors can create a limitation for the connection as well as round-trip time.
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