using the iMac 27 inch mid 2011 as an external monitor with a PC via mini DisplayPort

I find conflicting information via web search to be able to use my iMac 27 inches, mid-2011 as an external monitor with a PC. Is it possible to use the iMac as an external display via the Display Mode target between Thunderbolt port of the iMac with a PC equipped with a mini DisplayPort?

Of course, I hear it's possible with the appropriate cable. But if it is not possible, I would like to know for sure.

Thanks in advance for your help with this. _henry

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