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Mail in Mountain Lion (10.8.3) seems to be having one heck of a memory leak.

enter image description here As you can see, it's using over 44GB of memory and 200% CPU.

Machine specs:

  • Mac Pro
  • 2 x 2.4 GHz 6-Core Xeon
  • 64GB RAM
  • SSD drive
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I assume you've already quit/killed Mail and restarted? – patrix Apr 22 '13 at 14:51
Yeah. Not a HUGE hit on performance, but the system as a whole is a little laggy (especially itself). – Shpigford Apr 22 '13 at 14:51
@patrix Yeah, done that a few times. It's been doing this for a few days now. – Shpigford Apr 22 '13 at 14:52
"Usually" issues like that are related to a specific mail. Got any with an embedded video or so? – patrix Apr 22 '13 at 14:55
6 Core Xeon, 64 GB RAM, SSD drive, and what fails is Mail? @_@. – duci9y Apr 22 '13 at 15:15

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