can an older monitor affect PC performance?

I was going to get a new computer to improve my productivity with my work. I primarliy use a piece of software that creates flash and html5 output. Not 3d, but flash. As I merrily go about choosing a new PC with a vastly faster processor - an i7 compared to my old 6 year old processor, it occurs to me that I was going to keep my old monitors. That being an EIZO flexscan S2000 and a EIZO flexscan L537. Both about a decade old now, I prefer the lack of glare compared to new monitors. My question is, if I can word it right to make sense, can an older monitor cause a lower pc performance? In other words could a 10 year old monitor cause a bottle neck on a 2015 pc, i.e. be the weakest link? Would I be advised on a new monitor to be in keeping with the speed of my new pc?

Hope that makes sense! Thanks.
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Gary CaseRetiredCommented:
Not only will your monitors work just fine, but for those who prefer 4:3 displays it's very difficult to find any these days, as virtually all modern displays use 16:9 or 16:10 aspect ratios.    Your FlexScans are VERY nice monitors ... and have both VGA and DVI connections (a quick Google confirmed their specs).

So there's NO reason to replace the displays unless you want either (a) a widescreen aspect ratio (which I gather you do not); or (b) a touchscreen monitor (which is also not likely -- in fact, most folks I know who have touchscreen displays almost NEVER actually use the touch feature).
>>  Would I be advised on a new monitor to be in keeping with the speed of my new pc?


However you might justify a new monitor for other reasons:  It could have better resolution, better colours, better resistance to glare, perhaps better frames per second and other features.
A monitor cannot effect the performance of your machine. However for what you're going to use your machine for I would advise purchasing a widescreen monitor so you can see all the code on one page.
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
As stated, a monitor cannot affect the performance of a computer.  HOWEVER, a monitor that old may not have HDMI or DVI connections which and a computer that new may not have a standard VGA connector - which could force you to buy and older graphics card which WOULD affect aspects of performance.
Natty GregIn Theory (IT)Commented:
Absolutely NOT
RupertAAuthor Commented:
Hi guys, thanks for all your comments, all making the position clear. I will keep my monitors. Points shared equally.

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