Opera is to build a super fast web browser. The latest development build of Opera 12.00, codenamed Wahoo confirm this. Opera 12 brings several core network latency fixes to speedup the web page loading time (see the changelog here), which will enhance your web browsing experience.
“However, it can result in pages loading in half the time! You are most likely to see a difference if you have a poor network connection and others may notice improved performance when connecting to a web server hosted on another continent”.