With the introduction of the Z170 Chipset from Intel, DDR4 memory is now becoming the mainstream memory standard and not only for the X99 Chipset fan club. We know the price will come down, and speeds will go up, and that manufacturers will start to branch out a little.
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips