Photoshop Using All RAM And Making 15gb TEMP Files-HELP!?

Hey Guys,
Having a massive issue with Photoshop CC right now and need help asap!
I was recently working a on a really big PSB file (about 6gb or so) I finished the job, saved it, sent it to client, all went nicely. However now when I open Photoshop for whatever reason it instantly uses all of my RAM, and creates a huge 15gb RandomPrice TEMP file on my SSD scratch disk (as shown in the screenshot, excuse the crude snipping tool skills.) I have tried deleting the TEMP file, restarting my PC and opening PS again but it just starts making the file again, it has also drastically slowed down the time it takes to open PS which used to be about 2 seconds, and is now approximately 20 seconds. I'm pretty well clueless what to do here so throw some suggestion my way guys! EDIT: This temp file always reverts to the exact same size after deleting it, right down to the KB. I can sit in explorer refreshing it, watching the size of the temp file going up, and as soon as it reaches 15,276,080KB Photoshop opens up correctly.
Cheers,
Tom

The rule of thumb I follow to figure out scratch space says to figure on 50 to 100 times the size of your largest file ever multiplied by the number of files you have open.  I have seen the scratch file exceed 800 GB once, an admittedly rare occurrence, but it often exceeds 200 GB when stitching large panoramas and the like.
As an example—and stressing that I'm aware that others have even more scratch space than I do—I keep two dedicated, physically separate hard drives as my primary and secondary Photoshop scratch disks and a lot of GB free on my boot drive for the OS.  I also have 16 GB of RAM installed.
Additionally, if you only have a single HD, i.e. your boot drive, you'd need it to be large enough to accommodate both the swap files of the OS as well as Photoshop's scratch.

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