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Which is better to use "in" or "with" if I mention a resolution of a clock?

i.e.

The clock is available with a resolution of milliseconds.

or

The clock is available in a resolution of milliseconds.

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    First of all, I doubt any clock would count off milliseconds. (Unless it's a scientific instrument not meant for the human eye in real time.) No human can detect a quantity of time that small. But, that aside, I wouldn't say either. I would say that it has a resolution of milliseconds. – Jason Bassford Supports Monica Aug 7 '19 at 4:48
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The clock has a resolution of milliseconds.

Yes.

The clock is available in a resolution of milliseconds.

No.

The clock is available with a resolution of milliseconds.

This is probably alright, although somehow not perfect.

The following sort of phrasing might sound better:

The clock is available with a resolution of either seconds or milliseconds.

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