You are welcome to join the team.
Read this thread first:
It will save you a lot of time, and answer many questions you might have. Once you get your folding client set up, let us know if you have any problems or questions.
Based on the specs in your sig, you will want to run a single core client.
If you are a new folder and want to try the GUI version, thats great. Most of use that have folder for a while move on to the console client because it performs a bit better and we dont need the fancy folding graphics.
Good luck and welcome to team 37726!!