Swapped monitor cables, changes now occur on different monitor

Hello again!

So i was wondering if swapping the monitor cables would help with some of my issues as i had read somewhere (long lost now), that this may be a fix for some of the KDE issues with main monitor. I wanted the arrangement to be consistent between my login screen and my desktop. I would log in, and my right monitor would act as though it were on the left and vice versa. Swapping them in the display settings on the desktop would not fix this at login. I think it did fix that.

HOWEVER

Now when i change settings for one monitor, it seems to apply to the other -- i see this in game with MangoHUD. The settings panel in KDE identifies each monitor correctly by name, but this afternoon i discovered that i was FPS capped in FFXIV at 60fps. I found it was the refresh rate setting in KDE, however, it was the other monitor set to 60Hz. First off, i have no idea why it suddenly changed. Second off, i have no idea why these settings aren't "port agnostic", or don't fix themselves at the time of swapping cables. It seems like a consistent issue based on what little googling I did to fix the initial problem that KDE multi monitor support is pretty shitty to begin with.

I know next to 0 about x11/xorg or display technology as it relates to desktop PCs at present. Is there a configuration file i can look in to make the monitor cable switch more permanent?

Both monitors are connected via display port.
"Main" monitor (right) - ASUSTEK Computer INC VG27A (DP-4)
"Alternate" monitor (left) - Dell Inc. S2715DG (DP-2)

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System:
Kernel: 5.16.5-zen1-1-zen x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 11.1.0
parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/@/boot/vmlinuz-linux-zen
root=UUID=f6cccf9c-8580-435e-8f33-927e3e31bb2d rw [email protected]
quiet splash rd.udev.log_priority=3 vt.global_cursor_default=0
resume=UUID=2e9cba84-8fd3-4884-995e-6ac1c54716ad loglevel=3
Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.23.5 tk: Qt 5.15.2 info: latte-dock wm: kwin_x11
vt: 1 dm: SDDM Distro: Garuda Linux base: Arch Linux
Machine:
Type: Desktop System: Gigabyte product: X570 AORUS ELITE v: -CF
serial: <superuser required>
Mobo: Gigabyte model: X570 AORUS ELITE v: x.x
serial: <superuser required> UEFI: American Megatrends LLC. v: F34
date: 06/10/2021
Battery:
ID-1: hidpp_battery_0 charge: 49% condition: N/A volts: 3.8 min: N/A
model: Logitech G502 LIGHTSPEED Wireless Gaming Mouse type: N/A
serial: <filter> status: Discharging
CPU:
Info: model: AMD Ryzen 9 3950X bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Zen 2
family: 0x17 (23) model-id: 0x71 (113) stepping: 0 microcode: 0x8701021
Topology: cpus: 1x cores: 16 tpc: 2 threads: 32 smt: enabled cache:
L1: 1024 KiB desc: d-16x32 KiB; i-16x32 KiB L2: 8 MiB desc: 16x512 KiB
L3: 64 MiB desc: 4x16 MiB
Speed (MHz): avg: 3884 high: 4351 min/max: 2200/4761 boost: enabled
scaling: driver: acpi-cpufreq governor: performance cores: 1: 3703 2: 3571
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28: 4221 29: 3863 30: 3438 31: 3593 32: 4245 bogomips: 223582
Flags: avx avx2 ht lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 sse4a ssse3 svm
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
Type: spectre_v1
mitigation: usercopy/swapgs barriers and __user pointer sanitization
Type: spectre_v2 mitigation: Full AMD retpoline, IBPB: conditional,
STIBP: conditional, RSB filling
Type: srbds status: Not affected
Type: tsx_async_abort status: Not affected
Graphics:
Device-1: NVIDIA TU104 [GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER] vendor: Micro-Star MSI
driver: nvidia v: 510.47.03 alternate: nouveau,nvidia_drm bus-ID: 0a:00.0
chip-ID: 10de:1e84 class-ID: 0300
Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.21.1.3 compositor: kwin_x11 driver:
loaded: nvidia unloaded: modesetting alternate: fbdev,nouveau,nv,vesa
display-ID: :0 screens: 1
Screen-1: 0 s-res: 5119x1440 s-dpi: 107 s-size: 1215x342mm (47.8x13.5")
s-diag: 1262mm (49.7")
Monitor-1: DP-2 res: 2560x1440 dpi: 109 size: 598x336mm (23.5x13.2")
diag: 686mm (27")
Monitor-2: DP-4 res: 2560x1440 dpi: 109 size: 597x336mm (23.5x13.2")
diag: 685mm (27")
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v: 4.6.0 NVIDIA 510.47.03 direct render: Yes
Audio:
Device-1: YUAN High-Tech Development vendor: Corsair Memory driver: N/A
bus-ID: 06:00.0 chip-ID: 12ab:0380 class-ID: 0480
Device-2: NVIDIA TU104 HD Audio vendor: Micro-Star MSI
driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus-ID: 0a:00.1 chip-ID: 10de:10f8
class-ID: 0403
Device-3: AMD Starship/Matisse HD Audio vendor: Gigabyte
driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus-ID: 0c:00.4 chip-ID: 1022:1487
class-ID: 0403
Device-4: Texas Instruments ATH-G1WL type: USB
driver: hid-generic,snd-usb-audio,usbhid bus-ID: 1-3.1.4:7
chip-ID: 0451:16ba class-ID: 0300 serial: <filter>
Sound Server-1: ALSA v: k5.16.5-zen1-1-zen running: yes
Sound Server-2: PulseAudio v: 15.0 running: no
Sound Server-3: PipeWire v: 0.3.45 running: yes
Network:
Device-1: Intel I211 Gigabit Network vendor: Gigabyte driver: igb v: kernel
port: f000 bus-ID: 05:00.0 chip-ID: 8086:1539 class-ID: 0200
IF: enp5s0 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
Drives:
Local Storage: total: 4.57 TiB used: 499.66 GiB (10.7%)
SMART Message: Unable to run smartctl. Root privileges required.
ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 maj-min: 259:2 vendor: A-Data model: SX6000PNP
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speed: 31.6 Gb/s lanes: 4 type: SSD serial: <filter> rev: V9002s85
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ID-2: /dev/nvme1n1 maj-min: 259:0 vendor: Western Digital
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logical: 512 B speed: 63.2 Gb/s lanes: 4 type: SSD serial: <filter>
rev: 614600WD temp: 33.9 C scheme: GPT
ID-3: /dev/sda maj-min: 8:0 vendor: Samsung model: SSD 860 EVO 1TB
size: 931.51 GiB block-size: physical: 512 B logical: 512 B speed: 6.0 Gb/s
type: SSD serial: <filter> rev: 4B6Q scheme: GPT
ID-4: /dev/sdb maj-min: 8:16 vendor: Western Digital
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logical: 512 B speed: 6.0 Gb/s type: HDD rpm: 5400 serial: <filter>
rev: 0A80 scheme: GPT
Partition:
ID-1: / raw-size: 896.73 GiB size: 896.73 GiB (100.00%)
used: 53.34 GiB (5.9%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda2 maj-min: 8:2
ID-2: /boot/efi raw-size: 300 MiB size: 299.4 MiB (99.80%)
used: 576 KiB (0.2%) fs: vfat dev: /dev/sda1 maj-min: 8:1
ID-3: /home raw-size: 896.73 GiB size: 896.73 GiB (100.00%)
used: 53.34 GiB (5.9%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda2 maj-min: 8:2
ID-4: /var/log raw-size: 896.73 GiB size: 896.73 GiB (100.00%)
used: 53.34 GiB (5.9%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda2 maj-min: 8:2
ID-5: /var/tmp raw-size: 896.73 GiB size: 896.73 GiB (100.00%)
used: 53.34 GiB (5.9%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda2 maj-min: 8:2
Swap:
Kernel: swappiness: 133 (default 60) cache-pressure: 100 (default)
ID-1: swap-1 type: partition size: 34.49 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%)
priority: -2 dev: /dev/sda3 maj-min: 8:3
ID-2: swap-2 type: zram size: 31.35 GiB used: 768 KiB (0.0%)
priority: 100 dev: /dev/zram0
Sensors:
System Temperatures: cpu: 30.0 C mobo: 27.0 C gpu: nvidia temp: 45 C
Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A gpu: nvidia fan: 24%
Info:
Processes: 554 Uptime: 1h 10m wakeups: 2 Memory: 31.35 GiB
used: 7.32 GiB (23.3%) Init: systemd v: 250 tool: systemctl Compilers:
gcc: 11.1.0 clang: 13.0.0 Packages: pacman: 2025 lib: 539 Shell: fish
v: 3.3.1 default: Bash v: 5.1.16 running-in: konsole inxi: 3.3.12
Garuda (2.5.4-2):
System install date:     2022-01-22
Last full system update: 2022-02-06
Is partially upgraded:   No
Relevant software:       NetworkManager
Windows dual boot:       Probably (Run as root to verify)
Snapshots:               Snapper
Failed units:            bluetooth-autoconnect.service

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