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I don't have a feel for PC prices in the UK, but I had a look at their Intel based machines. I am convinced you could get a Dell or HP in the US with comparable performance at a considerably lower price.
Unless you need something heavily customized, I don't see that they are such great bargains.
In Israel, you can get an i7-6700 based system with 16GB RAM, a 2TB HDD, and a DVD burner from Dell for less than UKP 1,000 (including Win10 Pro). I can't imagine that computers are that much more expensive in the UK.
EDIT: should have answered the OP
If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.
I bought a machine from them a number of years ago and I was very pleased with it. It was a Win7 system updated over time to Win 8. The only problem was, when I came to install Win10, I discovered that the system ID wasn't valid. It didn't matter with Win7/8, but after installing Win10, I couldn't do very much with it, so I had to buy a pukka version.
My latest machine was built by a Birmingham company, Box.co.uk. You can specify exactly what you want in it from a large selection of components and therefore build it to a price you're happy with. Somewhere on here there is a post of the config I started with and then finished with after great help from you guys.
My old machine took 15 minutes to open VS2015, the new one no longer than 20 secs.