“The console wars are over.” In a strange but finger lickin’ good collaboration, Cooler Master and Kentucky Fried Chicken have teamed up to produce the KFConsole.
We’re not sure why they’re calling it a console, however, as it’s clearly a gaming PC: at the heart of the bucket is an Intel NUC 9 Extreme Compute Element with an i5, i7, or i9 processor and 32 GB of RAM. The KFConsole also houses an ASUS GeForce RTX graphics card and two Seagate BarraCuda 1 TB PCIe NVMe SSDs.
The weirdest thing about this custom design led by legendary Swedish craftsman Timpelay is the built-in chicken chamber, which purportedly works as advertised and keeps food warm by extracting the system heat that’s generated by the KFConsole’s hardware components.
“Never risk letting your chicken go cold again thanks to the patented Chicken Chamber,” a blurb reads. “Utilising the systems natural heat and airflow system you can now focus on your gameplay and enjoy hot, crispy chicken between rounds.”
According to a features overview, the KFConsole is VR ready and powerful enough to play games in 4K at up to 240 FPS. Ray tracing support is also listed as a way of keeping that chicken chamber extra toasty.
See it for yourself. Find out more about the new #KFConsole @CoolerMaster: https://t.co/omZWuIhBG8 pic.twitter.com/6n5panSJIs— KFC Gaming (@kfcgaming) December 22, 2020