Are you saying this is for one of the Dynatrace AppMon components? If so the impact will depend on how frequent you see issues like this and also which component it is (collector, server, ...). You can look at the deployment health dashboards as well as the logs to see if you are having lots of errors or are skipping data as well. Skipped PurePaths are one of the things you should watch for in particular.
As a first step I would look at the sizing documents to see if your hardware is sized appropriately given your environment: