At approx. 2:40:26 Puget Systems CEO Jon Bach explains that Intel Skylake had proven to be fussy about the RAM chips it could use so that only Micron / Crucial and Samsung memory would deliver truly stable performance:
Dec 30, 2015
Puget Systems Gaming HTPC Build Livestream - YouTube
The following includes some of the specific model #s of the Crucial and Samsung DDR4 RAM in question:
December 30, 2016
Most Reliable PC Hardware of 2016 - Puget Custom Computers
Given that DDR4-era Intel CPUs appear to effectively bridge the motherboard RAM with the first x16 PCIe graphics card slot, I wonder if some of the numerous GPU problems reported on this site and on forums.geforce.com aren’t related to the use of less than ideal DDR4 RAM brands.
MSI Z270 GAMING BLOCK DIAGRAM
It seems that Kingston Technology is also using Micron chips on some of their DDR4 DIMMs.
32GB Kit*(2x16GB) - DDR4 2133MHz
Part Number: KVR21N15D8K2/32
Specs: DDR4 , 2133MHz , Non-ECC , CL15 , 1.2V , Unbuffered , DIMM ,
ValueRAM for MSI Motherboard Z270 GAMING M5
The Micron logo can be seen by hovering the cursor over the DIMMs:
Kingston ValueRAM 32GB (2 x 16GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 2133 (PC4 17000) Desktop Memory Model KVR21N15D8K2/32 - Newegg.com