9 is too old. You should consider you decision to use the older disto. There are lot of other newer distros that are much better than the older grandpa.
And if you have old hardware you can still have a newer distro running on it with less resource hogging processes running.
The important thing is that once the distro goes out of support it wont get any updates. Security updates are very important. And if you do not get of those then it is time to move on to a newer one.