Yes, all CRT monitors have VGA inputs; that is analog.
DVI is a digital.
The premise is true; CRTs are superior in regard to Contrast, Resolution, and Smoothness through a VGA output.
DVI being newer technology and improvements in Response time on LCD monitors are pushing the envelope and are closing the gap. monitor tech guide
If you have the cash, I would go with a LCD that has the highest response available and DVI out on your new graphics card.