Opera 9.5 goes live!!!
Posted by Max Webster in the wired 10 years ago
With a new browser engine, we've made the fastest browser in the world even faster with superior support for Web standards. Opera 9.5 is quicker to start, faster at loading Web pages and better at running your favourite Web applications.  
-More than 2x faster than Opera 9.2 in rendering JavaScript and HTML  
-Faster handling of third party plug-ins  
-Much faster start up time  
-Superior support for Web standards
fabulon7: I like it, but the new icon theme if you skin it as Windows Native is depressing. Everything is an awful dark smudge of bleak grey. Except, strangely, my refresh button, which is a weird green. Yuck.