Clicking/ Crashing computer playing intense games or doing anything strenuous

I recently asked a question on yahoo in regards to my hard drive clicking and freezing when playing games or doing anything strenuous on my pc.

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A lot of people mentioned that it could likely be a power supply problem, and after switching in a new case the clicking seemed to stop for a while, I noticed that I used a different power plug for my HDD than before so I decided to swap it again after the clicking started and it stopped again, I dunno how long it will stop for because the HDD clicks on start up and shutdown like before but not on games (like it did before).

So I'm wondering, would you take this as confirmation that the power supply is the problem? I've had it for a couple years and it was only like £25 (I didn't know much about PC building at the time and went for anything cheap)

My Specs are:
GPU: Radeon HD 7950 Double D Edition
CPU: FX-4170
HDD: SeaGate ST31000340NS 1TB
MOBO: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3
RAM : 8 GB DDR3 1333MHz

if it is the PSU could anyone recommend a good new one, or good Watt of a new one.
The PSU I have is 750W, It's not a big name brand either.
Also The PSU was about £25, my HDD was about £55, reduced from like £90 or something....
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    I would say the probability of you PSU causing clicking in your HDD is about 1%. A clicking HDD is usually a sign that your HDD is about to fail. It is a mechanical device, clicking is usually a sign of bad bearings or motor. You should backup and replace your HDD immediately.
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