Issues with CPU Usage (IntelliJ 15.0.4)


I'm noticing particularly high CPU usage from IntelliJ since updating it to the latest version (15.0.4 from 15.0.2). When I open any project, it immediately spikes to upwards of 60-70% of CPU usage, causing my computer to overheat and shut down every time if I don't close it fast enough.

Does anyone know a possible solution for this problem? Is anyone else noticing a similar problem with this release?

Also, if this may help at all:

CPU: Intel Core i5-2450M

Memory: 8GB DDR3-1600

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Did you wait until indexing is finished? It's normal when after update IDE has to rebuild the caches.

If the issue persists after indexing is complete, please provide the logs ( and a CPU snapshot (


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