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Embr is a frantic firefighting game set in a hyper-capitalist reality where traditional emergency services are a thing of the past. Scale buildings, smash windows, fight fires and save lives either alone or with up to four players. Embr is the last stand in a world ablaze.
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Embr 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 23rd Nov 2020

Here we will create the best priced PC build to run Embr, where it will meet the demands that a game like this will put on a custom PC. Our view is to answer the question, what PC should I buy that can play Embr really well, and for the best possible price today? Making our build requirement, when speccing this computer, to find the sweetest price point for our hardware list that can deliver the best FPS with max graphics running, while running on 1080p screen res. We will keep checking the prices every day, so that our hardware selections on this page are at the best price point and we will swap in and out whenever something else appears better value today.

Getting our best PC build together today we consider some of the characteristics of this game, which will help us better select the right hardware components for Embr. First and foremost we will be looking at value for money, hunting through our curated list of gaming hardware and then cherry picking the best priced items available today. As this game falls into the Casual, Sim genre category, this can certainly influence some of the hardware selection below, especially some of the peripherals we select out, to make sure they might the games key specialities. Something else we can consider is that Embr would have been built on PC hardware from around 2020 or leading up to that period, by the developers. So it is usually fairly safe to consider hardware from that period as suitable.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Embr PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$221.50
Graphics Card
$239.99
Memory
Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 2400MHz
$52.99
Motherboard
GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4
$53.99
Case
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
$49.99
PSU
Corsair VS Series 650W 80+ White
$64.98
SSD
Crucial MX500 SSD 500GB
$53.68
HDD
Toshiba X300 HDD 5TB
$374.97
Display
AOC 22 inch 5ms
$90.00
Keyboard
Redragon K552
$27.99
Mouse
PICTEK Gaming Mouse 7200DPI wired 7 Buttons
$10.87
Headset
HyperX Cloud Stinger
$39.99
Embr PC Build Total Price $1,280.94
Rig
8.7
Score
Future 2 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $7.92, was previously $1,288.86.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Embr PC Build

When putting this sort of PC together we want great value for money but a machine that can deliver solid FPS on Embr at 1080p ultra graphics. We have selected the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB today as a well placed option. The price for this card today is $239.99 which really helped mark it as a good fit.Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 28th Nov 2019, which had it priced at $229.99. Watching this card over the past 2 weeks we have seen its price drop by $47.68, further supporting our selection in this hardware.

Selecting The Right Embr 1080p Motherboard and CPU

We have selected a GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard to allow us to then go on and add a great cpu for this Embr build. With a Socket AM4 socket type motherboard we choose the well priced Ryzen 7 2700X, which is at the best price to performance for processors in this range at the moment. Currently priced at a competitive $221.5 this cpu is a good performance addition for our build. A good reference point is, a low price for this processor was spotted on 7th Jul 2020 where we saw it for $99.

Having the competitive price tag of $53.99, the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard’s strong price point today helps it stay in this Embr PC build. Bottom motherboard prices recorded for this mobo was when we saw it at $53.99, on 25th Jun 2020.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Embr At The Right Price

As one of the 3 main system components, when considering a PC built for Embr, the correct RAM selection is obviously important. We are looking for something that is well priced but also capable of meeting the games requirements. The Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 2400MHz is well priced at $52.99 and fits with the Ryzen 7 2700X and GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB selections to ensure solid FPS at 1080p ultra settings. A low price point for this Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 2400MHz was spotted on 30th Oct 2020, where we saw it at $47.99.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Embr

Our PC build can run Embr at High graphics settings comfortably, returning a 1080p FPS of 88 and we would expect an average of 63 FPS on Ultra with the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB, Ryzen 7 2700X combo we have put into this computer.

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PC Build Research Area

Embr
GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

Bumping up the in game screen resolution to 1440p our expected FPS would be 48 FPS at Ultra graphics setting or around 67 FPS on High.

How this build performs for other popular games

Obviously we will want to run other games on our new Embr PC so lets explore some anticipated frame rates of some other popular games today with this hardware at 1080p. Watch Dogs Legion should get 46 when run on Ultra and this raises to 64 FPS on High. The popular Horizon: Zero Dawn gets a return of 53 FPS on Ultra and then up to 74 FPS when settings are dropped to High. Then there is Genshin Impact, which is popular at the moment, which is returning 63 FPS run at Ultra and 88 frames on High.

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An Alternative Embr Graphics Card Option for 1080p

If you are wanting a graphics choice from the other team then our suggestion would be the AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB video card, currently priced at $649.99. This option has a performance of 7% better when compared to the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB and completely capable of offering a good gpu alternative.