Bloat matters more than you might think
Not every internet connection is always fast. Performance testing tools can easily mislead when they assume extremely high connection speeds. We've all been somewhere with spotty cell services or just too far away from the wifi router.
The chart here shows what happens to the download time for 1 megabyte of data when connection speeds slow down.
(note: "Mbps" means megabits per second, and a bit is 1/8 of a byte)