Dual monitor lags system

Hello all!
I've done some searching not seeing any similar posts.. sorry if i missed one!
I'm running KDE Dragonized blackarch fully updated.

Whenever i connect my second monitor the entire system lags.

Here is my inxi -Fxxxza output.

System:    Kernel: 5.11.16-zen1-1-zen x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 10.2.0 
parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/@/boot/vmlinuz-linux-zen root=UUID=db93769c-7124-4351-985b-120b646c2e1c rw 
[email protected] quiet splash rd.udev.log_priority=3 vt.global_cursor_default=0 
systemd.unified_cgroup_hierarchy=1 loglevel=3 
Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.21.4 tk: Qt 5.15.2 info: latte-dock wm: kwin_x11 vt: 2 dm: SDDM Distro: Garuda Linux 
base: Arch Linux 
Machine:   Type: Desktop Mobo: Micro-Star model: X470 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B79) v: 2.0 serial: <filter> UEFI: American Megatrends 
v: A.G0 date: 11/11/2019 
CPU:       Info: 8-Core model: AMD Ryzen 7 2700X bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Zen+ family: 17 (23) model-id: 8 stepping: 2 
microcode: 800820D cache: L2: 4 MiB 
flags: avx avx2 lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 sse4a ssse3 svm bogomips: 118380 
Speed: 2586 MHz min/max: 2200/3700 MHz boost: enabled Core speeds (MHz): 1: 2586 2: 2427 3: 3949 4: 2422 5: 2453 
6: 2578 7: 2435 8: 2925 9: 2435 10: 2442 11: 2806 12: 3095 13: 2409 14: 2927 15: 2472 16: 2585 
Vulnerabilities: Type: itlb_multihit status: Not affected 
Type: l1tf status: Not affected 
Type: mds status: Not affected 
Type: meltdown status: Not affected 
Type: spec_store_bypass mitigation: Speculative Store Bypass disabled via prctl and seccomp 
Type: spectre_v1 mitigation: usercopy/swapgs barriers and __user pointer sanitization 
Type: spectre_v2 mitigation: Full AMD retpoline, IBPB: conditional, STIBP: disabled, RSB filling 
Type: srbds status: Not affected 
Type: tsx_async_abort status: Not affected 
Graphics:  Device-1: NVIDIA GP104 [GeForce GTX 1070] vendor: ASUSTeK driver: nvidia v: 465.24.02 alternate: nouveau,nvidia_drm 
bus-ID: 27:00.0 chip-ID: 10de:1b81 class-ID: 0300 
Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.11 compositor: kwin_x11 driver: loaded: nvidia display-ID: :0 screens: 1 
Screen-1: 0 s-res: 1920x1080 s-dpi: 92 s-size: 530x301mm (20.9x11.9") s-diag: 610mm (24") 
Monitor-1: DP-2 res: 1920x1080 hz: 60 dpi: 93 size: 527x296mm (20.7x11.7") diag: 604mm (23.8") 
OpenGL: renderer: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070/PCIe/SSE2 v: 4.6.0 NVIDIA 465.24.02 direct render: Yes 
Audio:     Device-1: NVIDIA GP104 High Definition Audio vendor: ASUSTeK driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus-ID: 27:00.1 
chip-ID: 10de:10f0 class-ID: 0403 
Device-2: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 17h HD Audio vendor: Micro-Star MSI driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel 
bus-ID: 29:00.3 chip-ID: 1022:1457 class-ID: 0403 
Sound Server-1: ALSA v: k5.11.16-zen1-1-zen running: yes 
Sound Server-2: JACK v: 0.125.0 running: no 
Sound Server-3: PulseAudio v: 14.2 running: yes 
Sound Server-4: PipeWire v: 0.3.26 running: yes 
Network:   Device-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet vendor: Micro-Star MSI driver: r8169 v: kernel 
port: f000 bus-ID: 22:00.0 chip-ID: 10ec:8168 class-ID: 0200 
IF: enp34s0 state: down mac: <filter> 
Device-2: Microsoft Wireless XBox Controller Dongle type: USB driver: mt76x2u bus-ID: 1-4.4:8 chip-ID: 045e:02e6 
class-ID: 0000 serial: <filter> 
IF: wlp3s0f0u4u4 state: down mac: <filter> 
Device-3: Realtek RTL88x2bu [AC1200 Techkey] type: USB driver: rtl88x2bu bus-ID: 5-4:5 chip-ID: 0bda:b812 
class-ID: 0000 serial: <filter> 
IF: wlp40s0f3u4 state: up mac: <filter> 
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 4.8 TiB used: 605.13 GiB (12.3%) 
SMART Message: Unable to run smartctl. Root privileges required. 
ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 maj-min: 259:0 vendor: Western Digital model: WDS500G2X0C-00L350 size: 465.76 GiB block-size: 
physical: 512 B logical: 512 B speed: 31.6 Gb/s lanes: 4 rotation: SSD serial: <filter> rev: 101110WD temp: 46.9 C 
scheme: GPT 
ID-2: /dev/nvme1n1 maj-min: 259:6 vendor: Silicon Power model: SPCC M.2 PCIe SSD size: 953.87 GiB block-size: 
physical: 512 B logical: 512 B speed: 31.6 Gb/s lanes: 4 rotation: SSD serial: <filter> rev: T0214B0L temp: 47.9 C 
scheme: GPT 
ID-3: /dev/sda maj-min: 8:0 vendor: Western Digital model: WD5000AAKX-001CA0 size: 465.76 GiB block-size: 
physical: 512 B logical: 512 B speed: 6.0 Gb/s serial: <filter> rev: 1H15 scheme: MBR 
ID-4: /dev/sdb maj-min: 8:16 vendor: Western Digital model: WD1001FALS-00Y6A0 size: 931.51 GiB block-size: 
physical: 512 B logical: 512 B speed: 3.0 Gb/s serial: <filter> rev: 1D05 scheme: MBR 
ID-5: /dev/sdc maj-min: 8:32 vendor: Samsung model: SSD 850 EVO 250GB size: 232.89 GiB block-size: physical: 512 B 
logical: 512 B speed: 6.0 Gb/s rotation: SSD serial: <filter> rev: 1B6Q scheme: GPT 
ID-6: /dev/sdd maj-min: 8:48 vendor: HP model: MB2000EBUCF size: 1.82 TiB block-size: physical: 512 B 
logical: 512 B speed: 3.0 Gb/s rotation: 7200 rpm serial: <filter> rev: HPG0 scheme: GPT 
Partition: ID-1: / raw-size: 147.41 GiB size: 147.41 GiB (100.00%) used: 26.81 GiB (18.2%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/nvme1n1p3 
maj-min: 259:9 
ID-2: /boot/efi raw-size: 99 MiB size: 95 MiB (95.96%) used: 31.7 MiB (33.4%) fs: vfat dev: /dev/nvme0n1p2 
maj-min: 259:2 
ID-3: /home raw-size: 147.41 GiB size: 147.41 GiB (100.00%) used: 26.81 GiB (18.2%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/nvme1n1p3 
maj-min: 259:9 
ID-4: /var/log raw-size: 147.41 GiB size: 147.41 GiB (100.00%) used: 26.81 GiB (18.2%) fs: btrfs 
dev: /dev/nvme1n1p3 maj-min: 259:9
ID-5: /var/tmp raw-size: 147.41 GiB size: 147.41 GiB (100.00%) used: 26.81 GiB (18.2%) fs: btrfs
dev: /dev/nvme1n1p3 maj-min: 259:9
Swap:      Kernel: swappiness: 10 (default 60) cache-pressure: 75 (default 100)
ID-1: swap-1 type: zram size: 1000.8 MiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram0
ID-2: swap-2 type: zram size: 1000.8 MiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram1
ID-3: swap-3 type: zram size: 1000.8 MiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram2
ID-4: swap-4 type: zram size: 1000.8 MiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram3
ID-5: swap-5 type: zram size: 1000.8 MiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram4
ID-6: swap-6 type: zram size: 1000.8 MiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram5
ID-7: swap-7 type: zram size: 1000.8 MiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram6
ID-8: swap-8 type: zram size: 1000.8 MiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram7
ID-9: swap-9 type: zram size: 1000.8 MiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram8
ID-10: swap-10 type: zram size: 1000.8 MiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram9
ID-11: swap-11 type: zram size: 1000.8 MiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram10
ID-12: swap-12 type: zram size: 1000.8 MiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram11
ID-13: swap-13 type: zram size: 1000.8 MiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram12
ID-14: swap-14 type: zram size: 1000.8 MiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram13
ID-15: swap-15 type: zram size: 1000.8 MiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram14
ID-16: swap-16 type: zram size: 1000.8 MiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram15
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 38.0 C mobo: 0 C gpu: nvidia temp: 36 C
Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A gpu: nvidia fan: 0%
Info:      Processes: 385 Uptime: 23m wakeups: 0 Memory: 15.64 GiB used: 4.37 GiB (27.9%) Init: systemd v: 248 tool: systemctl
Compilers: gcc: 10.2.0 Packages: pacman: 1852 lib: 414 Shell: fish v: 3.2.1 running-in: yakuake inxi: 3.3.04

Any tips are greatly appriciated!

What does this mean? What the specific symptoms? Can you provide any information about CPU or RAM use during this? Have you tried any other kernels?

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I will do a quick OBS capture, am i able to link youtube videos here?

Below is screen capture.

Mouse freezes randomly, terminal loads in "chunks" entire system seems to have mini freezes.
https://youtu.be/6eXLYSljNSA

Stacer screenshot while idle 1 monitor

Stacer screenshot while idle 2 monitors.

Main monitor connected via DP
Secondary TV is HDMI

EDIT
If further information is needed I am happy to provide!

After an attempt to connect external:

journalctl -b -p3 --no-pager --no-hostname
grep -E "(EE)|(WW)|failed|Time" /var/log/Xorg.0.log
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Not sure why but its working fine today :crazy_face:

Thanks for the help!!! I'll update if anything starts acting up again.

"Fear will keep the local systems in line"
~ Star Wars - Tarkin Doctrine

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